Don't Write Comics: How To Write Comics Part 1

Column by Kelly Thompson
June 11, 2012 (16) comments
The 1st in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part I details deciding if comics is right for you, an explanation of the formats available to you, and some helpful book recommendations

Ask The Lit Coach: The Difference Between Brand and Platform and Why Every Author Needs Both

Column by Erin Reel
June 11, 2012 (8) comments
We know authors are supposed to have a platform, but what about a brand? The Lit Coach shares why every fiction author needs both to get noticed in today's crowded lit landscape.

10 Lessons Even You Can Learn From Fifty Shades Of Grey

Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
June 8, 2012 (15) comments
The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' trilogy has basically become a punchline in publishing, but even hardened writers can stand to learn a thing or two from this weird, kinky, literary train-wreck.

Ray Bradbury, Mr. Electrico, and Me

Column by Rajan Khanna
June 8, 2012 (7) comments
A personal tribute to Ray Bradbury.

The Top 10 Worst Romance Covers

Column by Meredith Borders
June 8, 2012 (17) comments
They're all pretty bad. But these are the worst.

Library Love: Don’t Leave It All Behind: Track Information That Matters

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
June 7, 2012 (2) comments
Not everything is ephemeral. Track books, articles, videos and more with software designed to do just that.

Guess The Plot, Episode III: Jacked And Pumped

Column by Jon Korn
June 7, 2012 (4) comments
A new round of LitReactor's favorite game! Jon Korn challenges you to figure out the plot of an old science-fiction novel based solely on its crazy cover.

It's More Than Just Meth Labs and Single Wides: A Rural Noir Primer

Column by Keith Rawson
June 6, 2012 (32) comments
Keith Rawson introduces the uninitiated to the dark, emotionally complex world of "country" noir.

Storyville: Writing Horror Stories

Column by Richard Thomas
June 6, 2012 (8) comments
What does it take to write a terrifying story? Every tool in your writer's toolbelt.

A Slap on the Wrist: Excusing the Bad Behavior of Authors

Column by John Jarzemsky
June 5, 2012 (23) comments
Authors, more so than creators of any other creative medium, are often excused for their less than reputable personal lives. Why do we cut them slack, and more importantly, should we?