5 Nonfiction Books to Get Spooky with This Fall

Some nonfiction reads just in time for Halloween!

The Three Seasons of Stephen King

Column by Jay Wilburn
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?

Storyville: How to Write a Massive, Multi-Pronged Hook

Column by Richard Thomas
If you think the only hook to your story or novel is the first line, then boy do I have some news for you.

Red Flag Books

Column by Joshua Isard
October 13, 2021 (1) comments
Maybe this concept started as a joke, but it isn’t anymore.

How Pitch Wars Showed Me Where I Need to Grow - As A Person

Column by Karis Rogerson
For Karis Rogerson, Pitch Wars represents not just a great opportunity, but also an area in her life where she needs personal improvement.

Candyman: A Monster Named 5 Times

Column by Peter Derk
With Candyman 2021, we've named him 5 times. What have we unleashed?

Lessons from 10 Years of Writing About Grammar

Column by Taylor Houston
October 8, 2021 (1) comments
In 10 years, I've given a lot of grammar advice. Some of it is bullshit now, but some of it is truer than ever.

LURID: Moral Panic in Poetry — A Quilt for David

Column by Karina Wilson
Sometimes the best way to retell a tarnished story is through poetry. Steven Reigns' new book, "A Quilt For David", re-examines an old moral panic from the 1990s and finds it wanting.

Celebrating 10 Years of LitReactor!

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
LitReactor has been a part of our lives for an entire decade! Come help us celebrate.

Writing with Cognitive Impairments

Column by Jay Wilburn
Jay Wilburn is a full time writer who deals with cognitive impairments. This is the story of how he does it.