The Long & Winding Road: Part II - Revision Hell!

Column by Kelly Thompson
April 12, 2012 (3) comments
Part 2 in a series chronicling my experiences with my novel, including finding an agent and submitting to publishers. Part 2 details revision hell, finding a writing group, and a renewed agent search.

The Problems of the Disassembled Narrative

Column by Jon Gingerich
April 11, 2012 (3) comments
Just because it's popular for writers to create stories with non-linear narratives, it doesn't mean it's always a good idea. More often than not, in fact, it's a recipe for disaster.

My First (Kinda, Sorta) Book Signing

Column by Keith Rawson
April 10, 2012 (8) comments
Keith Rawson talks up his recent author appearances with Johnny Shaw, Joe Lansdale, Owen Laukkanen, and James Sallis.

Super Story Theory with Grant Morrison

Column by BH Shepherd
Sometimes you read a book and it changes the way you read everything else. Your literary history is cleft in two: what you read before, and what you read after.

Great Book, Crap Film: 5 Adaptations That Truly Suck

Column by Cath Murphy
April 9, 2012 (15) comments
Great books don't always make great films. Here are five key examples of good books that attempted the jump to the big screen and fell flat on their faces.

The Importance of George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

Column by Rajan Khanna
April 6, 2012 (16) comments
A look at how George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' is redefining epic fantasy and how he subverts our expectations in the genre.

LitInk: LitReactor's Literary Tattoo Showdown

Column by Rob Hart
April 6, 2012 (165) comments
Got some sweet literary ink? Show it off here and you could win some swank prizes, including a free eBook and a six-month membership to our writing workshop!

LURID: Spanky Panky, Fifty Shades of O

Column by Karina Wilson
April 5, 2012 (6) comments
After the runaway success of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy, LURID compares it to some other well-thumbed examples of erotic fiction, including its BDSM bedmate, 'The Story of O'.

Career Writing in Three Steps

Column by Brandon Tietz
April 5, 2012 (9) comments
How do you go from having nothing but a keyboard and passion for the written word to cashing royalty checks? Here's a three-step breakdown.

App-tacular: Writing on Phones, Smart Phones, and Tablets

Column by Taylor Houston
April 4, 2012 (12) comments
We're moving on from the land of computers to writing on tablets and smart phones. Here are a few ways that writing is happening with these new implements.