Yahoo! Answers: Books, Reading, and Writing

Column by Peter Derk
Are there any good romances? Was Shakespeare gay? What's the perfect rumble song? Can boobs be TOO perfect? So many Yahoo! Questions in need of answers.

Jack of Shrugtown

Column by David James Keaton
I read my first Jack Reacher book, and there were so many shrugs. Jack Reacher has come to shrug and chew bubblegum, and he's all out of bubblegum.

Storyville: Critical Analysis—An Essential Part of Your Process

Column by Richard Thomas
How to apply critical analysis to your own writing.

Leaving a Legacy of Equality and Hope

Column by Ben Tanzer
Five debut authors discuss trauma, sexuality, social justice and finding one’s voice. Featuring: Emory Easton, Trish McDonald, Dawn Hogan, Maria Price, and Grace Agnew.

Authors Invade TikTok

Column by Jay Wilburn
Authors are always trying out new ways to promote their work. Is TikTok the platform they're looking for?

Library Lightning Round

Column by Peter Derk
September 14, 2021 (1) comments
Bed bugs, books 50 years overdue, and why saying you love books won't get you a library job.

A Brief Stroll Down the Corridors of Dark Academia and Its Romantic Roots

Column by Leah Dearborn
It’s easy to view these aesthetics as trends of small consequence, but it’s more interesting to watch their evolution against the scope of other romantic movements.

DYI Horror: 10 Haunted Fixer-Uppers

Column by Sadie Hartmann
Not so much a list of haunted house horror, but a list of books featuring a very specific trope within a trope.

10 Years of LitReactor News: A Followup

Column by Peter Derk
We follow up on 10 years of LitReactor news stories. From "The Familiar" to topless readers to Chuck Tingle.

Film vs. Film: "Suicide Squad" vs. "The Suicide Squad"

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical comparison of the two live-action Suicide Squad movies. Which is the Superior Squad?