UPDATED WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: November Edition

Column by Taylor Houston, November 26, 2014 31 comments
Trying to write 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo this month? We'll give you a break and only ask for a 5-word story.

A Writer's Gratitude List: 12 Things to be Thankful For

Column by Robbie Blair
November 26, 2014 (1) comments
A largely humorous list of things to be grateful for as a writer.

5 Books that Say "Fuck You," not "Thank You"

Column by Ed Sikov
November 26, 2014 (0) comments
Thanksgiving? I call bullshit. It's a celebration of gluttony masquerading as gratitude. So here's an antidote: five books about ingratitude to take your mind off that awful sweet potato casserole.
Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

Barnes And Noble Reveals Black Friday Battle Plan

News by Peter Derk
November 26, 2014 (1) comments
Barnes and Noble plans to use signed, in-store editions to bring customers through the doors on Black Friday.
Handler Handles It Right, Make Huge Donation

Handler Handles It Right, Make Huge Donation

News by Peter Derk
November 25, 2014 (0) comments
Daniel Handler puts his money where his mouth was, apologizes for racist remarks at National Book Awards.

Try Before You Buy: The Joy of Free Online Lit-Mags

Column by Christopher Shultz
November 25, 2014 (0) comments
In this technologically-advanced era, more and more publishers are turning to digital and web-based platforms. But what's the advantage to publishers and editors?

So You Want To Write A Book, Part 3: This Is The End

Column by Leah Rhyne
November 25, 2014 (9) comments
In this, the final installment of So You Want To Write A Book, we talk about THE END!

How To Tell Your Family and Friends You're A Writer

Column by Peter Derk
November 24, 2014 (1) comments
A real chat with a real counselor. Learn how to talk to your family and friends about your writing habit, ask them for more time or to support you. Free therapy right here!
Making Sense of Brainiac Steven Pinker's New Book on Writing

Making Sense of Brainiac Steven Pinker's New Book on Writing

Review by Taylor Houston
November 24, 2014 (3) comments
Eeee!!! A NEW STYLE GUIDE HAS ARRIVED – or has it?

The Books Stephen King Hasn’t Written Yet, But Should

Column by Cath Murphy
November 21, 2014 (13) comments
With 54 novels, 5 non-fiction works and several crypts-worth of short stories under his belt, it doesn't seem like there's much left for Stephen King to write about. Except there is...
Lidia Yuknavitch

The Story You Made of Me: An Interview Lidia Yuknavitch about Dismissed Narratives

Interview by Elle Nash
November 21, 2014 (4) comments
In the wake of controversy surrounding Lena Dunham's new book, Yuknavitch discusses the importance of subversion in non-fiction.