Five Free-to-Air Apps and Services to Make Your Writing Life Easier

Column by Paul Graham Raven
December 27, 2011 (8) comments
Ignore your empty bank account and expand your writer's techno-toolset with these five free apps, services and softwares.

The Dark Side Of The Publishing Industry: How To Avoid Scams

Column by Rob Hart
December 22, 2011 (23) comments
In every industry there are scam artists--even publishing. Vanity presses, fake literary agents and fraudulent contests all prey on your desire to be published. Here's how to stay safe.

Book Brawl: Tina Fey’s 'Bossypants' Vs. Mindy Kaling’s 'Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)'

Column by Meredith Borders
December 22, 2011 (8) comments
Every month, I throw two books into the readers’ ring to fight it out for the honor of literary champion. This month we’ve got memoirs from two hilarious NBC leading ladies. Who will win?

The Art of the Live Reading

Column by Brandon Tietz
December 21, 2011 (9) comments
Why is live reading important and how do you do it? LitReactor tackles the subject.

Putting An End To Plot Conveniences

Column by Jon Gingerich
December 21, 2011 (4) comments
Writers are often faced with the predicament of writing themselves into a plot corner. We know where our stories are supposed to go, but the plot becomes an impasse to resolution instead of a gateway.

That’s So Meta: Writing A Story About Writing A Story

Column by Taylor Houston
December 20, 2011 (24) comments
When narrators escape--a discussion of metafiction.

The Wild West World of eBook Only Erotica (NSFW)

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
December 19, 2011 (25) comments
Is the eReader the new Internet when it comes to get-rich-quick porn?

Ask The Lit Coach: 'Should Writers Censor Their Work Because They Fear Agent Or Editor Rejection?'

Column by Erin Reel
December 19, 2011 (5) comments
Should writers censor their work because they fear agent or editor rejection? The Lit Coach and friends weigh in for the 6th Issue of Ask The Lit Coach.

Top Ten Comics That Should Be A TV Series

Column by Jason Van Horn
December 16, 2011 (18) comments
Ten comic books that should be turned into a television series, posthaste!

Buying Guide: How To Shop For A Writer This Holiday Season

Column by Rob Hart
December 16, 2011 (13) comments
Are you buying for a writer this holiday season? Here's a guide to the gifts that will win you their love and respect.