Storyville: Where to Send Your Stories

Column by Richard Thomas
January 3, 2013 (63) comments
No idea where to send your writing? Consult this list of the most common genre markets, as well as Richard's BIG LIST, five years in the making.

10 Songs About Writing

Column by Ed Sikov
January 3, 2013 (21) comments
10 Songs about Writing, from the Beatles and the Monotones to Johnny Flynn and Elvis Costello.

Truman Capote's Buried Gun

Column by Kara Kilgore
January 2, 2013 (3) comments
A newly discovered chapter of Truman Capote's final novel was published in the December issue of Vanity Fair magazine. "Yachts and Things" is the most beautiful piece of the metaphorical gun.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'On The Road'

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
January 2, 2013 (12) comments
Jack Kerouac's seminal 'On The Road' is considered one of the most important literary works of the 20th century. It is also considered to suck.

10 Grammar & Usage-Related New Year’s Resolutions

Column by Taylor Houston
December 31, 2012 (26) comments
So you swore off sugar in the new year, but did you resolve to stop using 'they' to refer to a single subject? You should. Here are 10 grammar and usage resolutions for 2013.

Best Books of 2012: Friends of LitReactor Edition with Irvine Welsh, Jack Ketchum, Douglas Coupland, and Stephen Graham Jones

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
December 31, 2012 (3) comments
Irvine Welsh, Jack Ketchum, Douglas Coupland, and Stephen Graham Jones share some of their favorite reads of 2012.

UPDATE WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: December Edition

Column by Taylor Houston
December 31, 2012 (23) comments
So what if you're busy decking the halls (or avoiding them altogether)--it's Flash Fiction time. 250 words, 28 days. Get cracking.

What Makes A Southern Novel?

Column by Meredith Borders
December 28, 2012 (5) comments
Quentin Tarantino's slave revenge epic 'Django Unchained' asks, what makes a southern film? We ask the same of books!

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2012 - Genre Edition

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
December 27, 2012 (4) comments
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2012-- genre style!

Scandalous: 8 Reasons Intelligent Writers Must Read Twilight

Column by Robbie Blair
December 27, 2012 (27) comments
Ready your pitchforks! This unironic defense of 'Twilight' examines the strengths and weaknesses of the series while encouraging writers to learn from the story's success.