10 Things We Can Learn About Writing from 'You’re the Worst'

Column by Max Booth III, September 26, 2016 1 comments
We dig deep into Stephen Falk's complicated FXX series.

They’re All Going To Laugh At You!: 5 Ways To Overcome Anxiety While Writing Your First Novel

Column by Keith Rawson
September 26, 2016 (1) comments
Ah, do the first novel blues have you biting your nails and tearing out clumps of hair? Hopefully this listicle will help you find a little balance.

LitReactor Community Spotlight: September 2016

Column by Peter Derk
September 23, 2016 (4) comments
LitReactor moves the spotlight to some of its great community members and their work.

LURID: Branwell Brontë—Wastrel or Romantic Hero?

Column by Karina Wilson
September 23, 2016 (0) comments
Why is Branwell Brontë such a hero to so many? Lurid takes a look at his wasted life, and how his perpetual failure became an integral part of the Brontë mythos.

Why A Little Writing Jealousy Is Healthy

Column by Leah Dearborn
September 22, 2016 (0) comments
Every writer has felt it—that twinge of jealousy when you read a sentence so perfect, it makes you angry that you didn't think of it first.
Bookshots: 'Novi Sad' by Jeff Jackson

Bookshots: 'Novi Sad' by Jeff Jackson

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
September 22, 2016 (0) comments
Jeff Jackson returns with a "sister book" to the acclaimed punk rock mind bender, 'Mira Corpora'.

Happy Birthday, Stephen King

Column by Max Booth III
September 21, 2016 (2) comments
A love letter from A Constant Reader.

6 Annoying Things Writers Are Asked To Do And How To Ask Anyway

Column by Peter Derk
September 21, 2016 (2) comments
Are you thinking of asking a writer friend for help with something? Maybe you should think twice.
Dana Kaye

A Conversation With Dana Kaye About PR, Harsh Realities of Promo, And 'Your Book, Your Brand'

Interview by Rob Hart
September 20, 2016 (0) comments
Harsh truths. Creating a brand statement. The most effective social media platform for reader engagement. Dana Kaye is here to drop some knowledge.
Bookshots: 'The Warren' by Brian Evenson

Bookshots: 'The Warren' by Brian Evenson

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
September 20, 2016 (0) comments
Evenson's latest is a sci-fi novella that takes on nothing less than the nature of identity and what it means to be "human."

10 Standard Texts for Junior High and High School English Class: Just How Great Are They?

Column by Christopher Shultz
September 19, 2016 (2) comments
Just about everyone reads 'The Great Gatsby' or 'Romeo and Juliet' in their formative years...but should they?