Five Must-Read Poetry Collections for Halloween

Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA, October 30, 2020
Think poetry is for wimps? These poetry collections are sure to keep you up all night and have you screaming well into the day.
"Along the Path of Torment" by Chandler Morrison

"Along the Path of Torment" by Chandler Morrison

Review by Sadie Hartmann
October 29, 2020
A punishing yet rewarding read that is not for everybody. Includes thoughts on reviewing extreme transgressive literature in general.

How to Write Horror That Sticks

Column by Peter Derk
October 28, 2020
Write horror that haunts the reader and is not easily forgotten.
Cover & Synopsis Reveal: "The Paradox Twins" by Joshua Chaplinsky

Cover & Synopsis Reveal: "The Paradox Twins" by Joshua Chaplinsky

October 27, 2020
Check out the cover and synopsis for the debut novel from LitReactor's Managing Editor.

The Holidays Are Here: How to Take Care of Yourself

Column by Cina Pelayo
October 27, 2020
The holidays are here. We are in the midst of a pandemic. Here are some tips to take care of yourselves.

Why NaNoWriMo is a Terrible Idea, But I Keep Doing it Anyway

Column by Jay Wilburn
October 26, 2020
NaNoWriMo is a challenge that helps people power through to complete a novel in the month of November. It can also be very discouraging for many writers. Why does Jay Wilburn keep trying it?

Storyville: Foreshadowing in Fiction—How to Set the Stage

Column by Richard Thomas
October 23, 2020
Tips on how to use foreshadowing to write layered stories with powerful emotion.

Conjuring Strength Through Poetry: Battling the Slasher Movie in Your Head

October 22, 2020
Horror poetry reaches out into the darkness in hopes that understanding the shadows will shed light on our fears.

Paying Respects to Ursula K. Le Guin: The Queen of Spec-Fic

October 21, 2020
Happy Birthday to one of the most influential American woman writers.

What's Scary In Small, Indie, and Self-Pub

Column by Peter Derk
October 20, 2020
If you're looking for big thrills, you have to go small.
"Writing in the Dark" by Tim Waggoner

"Writing in the Dark" by Tim Waggoner

Review by Cina Pelayo
October 19, 2020
A guide to understanding the horror genre that provides advice and tools for the beginner and refreshing tips for the veteran.