Storyville: NaNoWriMo and Free Writing

Column by Richard Thomas
November 2, 2012 (9) comments
Whether it's during NaNoWriMo or on your own, free writing can help you channel your visions.

What Scares You? 30 Terrifying Horror Stories Straight Out Of Your Worst Nightmares

Column by Kimberly Turner
October 31, 2012 (9) comments
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.

LURID: Happy Halloween! Whatever that means...

Column by Karina Wilson
October 31, 2012 (3) comments
We've been celebrating the dead at the end of October for over 3000 years. Does anyone even remember why? Lurid takes a look at the long-standing traditions and strange energy of All Hallow's Eve.

Book vs. Film: Cloud Atlas

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 30, 2012 (6) comments
Tom Tykwer and the Wachowski Siblings bring David Mitchell's 'unfilmable' opus to the silver screen. Is it a success or a suckfest?

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: October Edition

Column by Taylor Houston
October 30, 2012 (33) comments
You've got 250 words to impress us. Do a good enough job, and you might just win something.

Guess The Plot Episode V: Thrills, Chills, and Me-ows!

Column by Jon Korn
October 30, 2012 (3) comments
A special terror-filled edition of Guess The Plot asks you to deduce the story behind a classic horror novel's insane cover art.

The Best Comic Books About Bad Guys

Column by BH Shepherd
October 29, 2012 (2) comments
Like supervillains? Here are some of the best comic books about the bad guys.

Ask The Agent: How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch & The Low-Down on Agency Assistant Salaries

Column by Bree Ogden
October 29, 2012 (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.

Recap: The Walking Dead 3.03 - Walk With Me

Column by Rob Hart
October 29, 2012 (5) comments
Merle returns, Michonne glowers and the Governor is creepy. Another romping episode of 'The Walking Dead'. Join the conversation!

Death Turns The Page: Seven Notable Literary Kills

Column by Jon Korn
October 26, 2012 (10) comments
When better than this, the spookiest of all months, to examine 7 of the most memorable - and gruesome! - murders in literary history?