Gift Guide: The Tools, Tricks, and Secret Weapons of Your Favorite Authors

Column by Peter Derk
With this gift list you can learn something, you can read about your favorite writers, and you can buy metal albums. This one's got it all.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2019 - Part II

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2019. Featuring: Richard Thomas, Alex Segura, Andrea Johnson, Christoph Paul, Leah Rhyne, and Peter Derk.

Why Isn't More Poetry Funny?

Column by Peter Derk
The greatest poetry question since that one that old dude wrote about which road to take.

Why Watch the Watchmen?

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at how HBO and Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen" relates to its source material.

10 Pieces of Advice Every Writer Should Ignore

Column by Gabino Iglesias
That thing you read online? Probably wrong. That old rule they told you was sacred? It's bullshit. Let me tell you why unlearning all of it is crucial.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2019 - Part I

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2019.

20 Embarrassing Things Every Goddamn Writer Says

Column by Max Booth III
Ugh. Writers. Make sure you have a durable vomit bag nearby before reading.

The Best Horror Novels Of The Last Decade

Column by Christopher Shultz
December 6, 2019 (3) comments
Some truly amazing horror has come out of the last ten years. Here are just 20 noteworthy titles.

Craft A Cozy Mystery In Three Killer Steps

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
Crafting a mystery series can be fraught with peril, but tackle these three questions and you’re guaranteed to unlock what lies at the heart of the terror.

What I Learned at Gotham Writers Workshop's First-Ever Writing Conference

Column by Karis Rogerson
Writer and aspiring author Karis Rogerson went to Gotham Writers Workshop's first ever conference, and writes about a few of the takeaways.