10 Soul-Crushing Things About Writing in 2014

Column by Phil Jourdan August 14, 2014 (7) comments
Find it hard promoting yourself, dealing with incompetent online reviewers, or taking writing advice from viral marketers? You're not alone.

The Rookie's Guide to The LitReactor Writer's Workshop: Short Story vs. Essay/Non-Fiction

Column by Brandon Tietz July 30, 2014 (3) comments
Critiquing a short story vs. essay/non-fiction — A how-to guide for all you workshoppers out there.

Quick, Easy Ways to Promote Your Book in Your Underwear (And no, I’m not talking selfies) Part 1

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard June 20, 2014 (4) comments
Here are some easy tips on how to promote your work online to new readers and loyal fans—most of whom are probably in their underwear too.
The Bookshots Baby is 100 Books Old!

The Bookshots Baby is 100 Books Old!

News by Cath Murphy May 28, 2014 (4) comments
Five months, 100 books. Bookshots is all growed up!

How Not to Ask For a Book Review

Column by Erik Wecks January 16, 2013 (6) comments
Erik Wecks talks about what he learned after receiving 60 plus requests for a book review in a forty-eight hour period.
The Big Business Of Book Reviews

New York Times Story Reveals The Big Business Of Book Reviews

News by Rob Hart August 27, 2012 (10) comments
The 'New York Times' explores the underground world of paid reviews, in which authors buy positive reviews for their books in order to gin up buzz.
SCARE US! - Time To Reward Our Top Reviewers!

SCARE US! - Time To Reward Our Top Reviewers!

News by Jessica Taylor August 21, 2012 (18) comments
This is it! One of the moments you’ve been eagerly waiting for. Today we announced our Top Reviewers and the awesome prizes they just nabbed. Get ready to be jealous!
SCARE US! - These Stories Can Use Some Reviews

SCARE US! - These Stories Can Use Some Reviews

News by Jessica Taylor
LitReactor's first official writing challenge is now closed to submissions, but there is still plenty of time to read and review!
The Hatchet Job of the Year Awards sponsored by Omnivore

British Website Celebrates 'Angriest, Funniest' Book Reviews

News by Rob Hart January 11, 2012 (3) comments
British website The Omnivore is sponsoring The Hatchet Job of the Year Awards, a celebration of the "angriest, funniest, most trenchant" book reviews of the year.

How to Handle the Bad Review

Column by Brandon Tietz November 28, 2011 (6) comments
Did your book just get a bad review? Having trouble handling it? Then this is the column for you.