Publishing in The Time of War

Column by Erin Reel
December 6, 2012 (5) comments
The publishing industry is at war and writers can either choose to get caught in No Man's Land or secure their spot on the battlefield.

The Magic of Christmas: An Advent Calendar of Fantasy Fiction

Column by Rajan Khanna
December 5, 2012 (2) comments
Christmas has been the inspiration for many fantasy short stories. Here are 24, one for each day leading up to Christmas.

Notes from the Drunken Editor: Forging Your Own Independence

Column by Phil Jourdan
December 5, 2012 (3) comments
How self-sufficient should a writer be in the publishing world, and how can writers develop that independence? Before getting a publisher drunk and asking him to spill his secrets, read this.

Storyville: Top Ten Best Short Stories Ever

Column by Richard Thomas
December 4, 2012 (77) comments
This is a personal list of my favorite short stories, ten to be exact.

Book vs. Film: 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho' and 'Hitchcock'

Column by Meredith Borders
November 30, 2012 (1) comments
Stephen Rebello's intricate look at the making of 'Psycho' is turned into a scandalous romp in this month's 'Hitchcock.'

10 Reasons Your Screenplay Sucks (and how to fix it)

Column by Karina Wilson
November 30, 2012 (18) comments
What makes a reader hate a screenplay on sight? Here are 10 pet peeves - and fixes.

UPDATED WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: November Edition

Column by Taylor Houston
November 30, 2012 (29) comments
You've got 29 days and 250 words to knock our socks off. Ready...set...GO!

Guess The Plot Episode VI: The Greatest Generation

Column by Jon Korn
November 29, 2012 (2) comments
A new episode of Guess The Plot asks the eternal question: what in the heck of Hell is going on here?

The Internet Has Become The Bookstore Front Window

Column by Erik Wecks
November 29, 2012 (1) comments
A successful marketing campaign used to mean a prized place in the front window of a bookstore. Now authors have to find new ways to get their books in front of prospective readers on the internet.

The Archetype of The Eternal Wanderer

Column by Rajan Khanna
November 27, 2012 (3) comments
A look at the archetype of the Eternal Wanderer in fantasy fiction and what makes this type of character so attractive.