“Scuse me while I kiss this guy.”: Malaprops, Puns, Spoonerisms, Eggcorns, and other hilarity-inducing word mix-ups.
Column by Taylor Houston
Words are flexible and a writer can have a lot of fun using these devices.
Column by John Jarzemsky
Anyone who ever went to school has been forced to read stuff that they hated. Does the concept of a required curriculum do more harm than good?
Column by Brandon Tietz
Planning a literary event can be an overwhelming concept for a new author. Here are some tips to make things run a little bit smoother.
Column by Cath Murphy
A look at the most common literary fibs, and some of the worst offenders.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
We break down all three versions of 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'- the book and both film adaptations- in an attempt to determine which one is the best.
Column by Jason Van Horn
An apprehensive look at the upcoming 'Avengers vs X-Men' event book from Marvel.
Column by Bree Ogden
Literary agent, Bree Ogden answers some common questions about the process of creating graphic novels in anticipation of her upcoming LitReactor class.
Column by Karina Wilson
2012 is here. Before you cash out your 401(K) and start stockpiling weaponry (don’t forget the ammo!), let Lurid get all eschatological on your ass.
Column by Meredith Borders
As book lovers, we feel protective of our favorite characters, entitled to them in a way that is often threatened by inexplicable casting. Below are ten times that the casting directors nailed it.