What I Hate About Being A Writer

Column by Ed Sikov
In which a LitReactor columnist spews out all the bile in his soul, a bit of self-contempt, and most of all, his well-known but still underappreciated misanthropy.

5 Tips for Turning Your Day Job into a Secret Writing Office

Column by Max Booth III
When all else fails, you can always put a tie on your cat and send him to the office in your stead.

Representation Matters: A Literary Call To Arms

January 31, 2017 (1) comments
Representation is key to good writing. This is true whether you're a novelist or a playwright; whether you work in television or in game development. All narrative has the power to impact culture.

Book vs. Film: 'Tony & Susan' vs. 'Nocturnal Animals'

Column by Christopher Shultz
January 31, 2017 (1) comments
There are changes necessary in the adaptation process, and then there are changes that are avoidable

Storyville: 10 Highly Anticipated Books for 2017

Column by Richard Thomas
Storyville brings you some of the most hotly anticipated releases coming out this year.

15 Books by POC You Should Buy Before Buying Rachel Dolezal's Nonsense

Column by Gabino Iglesias
January 30, 2017 (4) comments
Literature by POC is now more important than ever. Here are fifteen outstanding books to get you started.

Southern Gothic: A Primer

Column by George Cotronis
January 27, 2017 (1) comments
Southern Gothic: Crumbling plantations and dying lineages.

The Odd Jobs of 7 Famous Writers

Column by Max Booth III
January 26, 2017 (3) comments
Oyster pirates and potato chip inspectors, oh my!

A List of 2017 Workshops & Conferences for Writers

Column by Riki Cleveland
January 26, 2017 (2) comments
If your 2017 writing goals include networking or honing your craft, there’s no better place to do so than a writer’s conference or workshop.

Writing the Crime Scene: Arson

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to writing realistic depictions of arson and fire investigation in crime fiction.