10 Reasons Why Dredd Is The Best Comic Book Movie Of 2012 You Didn't See

Column by Kelly Thompson
February 7, 2013 (12) comments
In a year with box office busting comic book films like "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises," it was tough to be the little guy, but "Dredd" has real staying power and here's why...

Blogging: An Extension of Craft

Column by Erin Reel
February 6, 2013 (4) comments
Blogging is an effective pillar of the author platform but it's also a way for writers to explore and hone their craft. What ultimately sells a blog? Just like what sells a book - quality of voice.

The Blagger's Guide to Victor Hugo

Column by Cath Murphy
Intrigued by the latest film adaptation of Les Misérables but scared the book might be as awful as Russell Crowe’s singing? The Blagger’s Guide gives you the low down without the piercing high notes.

Storyville: Researching The Best American Short Stories Anthology

Column by Richard Thomas
February 5, 2013 (5) comments
When you are looking to do research on literary short fiction, start with the Best American Short Stories anthology.

Ask The Agent: Lots of Rejections From Editors... Should You Look for A New Agent? and More

Column by Bree Ogden
February 4, 2013 (1) comments
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Watch Out For That First Step – It’s A Doozy: The Top 10 Time Loop Stories

Column by Meredith Borders
February 1, 2013 (9) comments
Celebrate this Groundhog Day the way Punxsutawney Phil intended: with a list of the best time loop books!

Watching out for Reiterations: Eliminating Redundancy in Your Writing

Column by Taylor Houston
February 1, 2013 (5) comments
Like Sonny & Cher on February 2nd, redundancies in your writing are driving your readers crazy.

Think Through Twitter: Questions for the Social Media Artist

Column by Phil Jourdan
January 31, 2013 (4) comments
The creative potential in social media platforms is obvious, but what about the other side? Phil Jourdan looks at the way Twitter can encourage new ways of thinking critically about the arts.

LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: January Edition - Updated with Winner

Column by Taylor Houston
January 31, 2013 (29) comments
New Year, new inspiration. Flash Fiction. 250 words. 1,2,3, GO!

‘Good Sex, Great Prayers’: A Journey in Publication (Part 3: Art & Stuff)

Column by Brandon Tietz
January 31, 2013 (3) comments
In this third installment of the "Good Sex, Great Prayers" series, Brandon Tietz discusses the process of designing the novel and the common pitfalls beginning authors fall into.