Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA
There are a lot of ways that poetry can not only strengthen your writing career and author brand, but also your bank account.
Column by Karis Rogerson
Karis Rogerson reflects on what she got out of a 10-day grad school residency in Vermont.
Column by Jay Wilburn August 8, 2022
If you are spending the money to attend a convention or writers retreat, you want it to be worth it. Here is a guide from people who have attended the best and worst of them.
Column by Joshua Isard May 10, 2022
We present to you some common causes of writer's tilt and how to successfully combat it.
Column by Jay Wilburn March 29, 2022
March is the month most people finally give up on their New Year's resolutions. It might be the perfect month for a restart, though.
Column by Karis Rogerson February 24, 2022
Karis Rogerson reflects on the past six months in the world of querying.
Column by Jay Wilburn February 2, 2022
Maybe these ideas are terrible, but so are most author ideas. Maybe these unique suggestions will change your career forever. Whether it is in a positive way or not, we'll have to wait and see.
Column by Richard Thomas
Some advice on whether or not to create a pseudonym.
Column by Christoph Paul January 24, 2022
Which is harder to finish? Some thoughts from a person who did both.
Column by Karis Rogerson January 19, 2022
Writer Karis Rogerson is pursuing a long-held dream of getting an MFA. Here, she shares some of what she does and doesn't expect to gain from the program.
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 6, 2022
I made my resolutions for 2021 public. It's time to talk about what I managed to accomplish...and where I failed.
Column by Richard Thomas December 30, 2021
Some tips and advice for writers on how to set short-term goals.
Column by Richard Thomas November 29, 2021
What is the best way to spend money on your writing career? Here are a few answers from actual writers.
Column by Peter Derk November 15, 2021
I've made some writing mistakes. Some regarding diarrhea. Learn from my mistakes, don't repeat them, and don't force yourself to cringe at your old, crappy writing.
Column by Jay Wilburn October 18, 2021
Jay Wilburn reread all of Stephen King's books in order, discovering three distinct seasons of the horror maestro's career. Are we in the best phase of his writing yet?
Column by Megan J. Kaleita July 27, 2021
What you write matters. Getting paid is not enough.
Column by Rob Blair Young June 23, 2021
In today's motivational talk, Rob tells you why you should give up on your dreams of being a writer—for the sake of your writing.
Column by Max Booth III January 22, 2021
Max recently quit his job to write full-time, then he tricked LitReactor into paying him to write about it. [Wait... What?!? —Editor]
Column by Peter Derk
Everybody needs one. And you need to make it BEFORE you're big time.
Column by Cina Pelayo March 13, 2020
As writers, we assume that writing is an enjoyable task. Here are some tips on how to stay happy and be creative.
Column by Jay Wilburn February 24, 2020
It's that time of year when everyone, but especially writers, give up on their annual resolutions. Here are a few traps writers fall into that might inhibit your goals, if you aren't careful.
20 Mistakes I Made Writing that You Should Never Do … But I Would Probably Do Again, If I Started All OverColumn by Jay Wilburn January 15, 2020
Learn from my mistakes, even if I didn't.
Column by Fred Venturini
Discover how goal-setting and positive thinking may be counter-intuitive to reaching the achievement you desire, especially when it comes to achieving publishing success.
Column by Nick Mamatas August 2, 2019
Author, editor, and anthologist Nick Mamatas answers YOUR questions about writing and publishing. We're going beyond the basics.
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 24, 2019
To agent or not to agent, that is the question.