No, You’re Freaking Out About Your New Book!

Column by Gabino Iglesias
November 1, 2018 (3) comments
Okay, so maybe I'm freaking out a bit about having "Coyote Songs" out in the world...

Ranking 20 Literary Monsters

Column by Peter Derk
Finally we've got the answer to the burning questions "Is Frankenstein better than Dracula?" "Is a swarm of slugs scarier than a haunted doll?" and "Why is the Jabberwock the worst monster ever?"

How a Community and a War Spawned a Collection

Column by Dino Parenti
October 30, 2018 (2) comments
OG LitReactor Dino Parenti talks the long hard road to the release of his new collection.

Engage Your Readers By Putting Them To Work

Column by Joshua Isard
October 29, 2018 (1) comments
As writers, then, we want to ask our readers to do the right kind of work, the kind that helps them engage with our stories as much as possible.

Book vs. Films: "The Haunting Of Hill House"

Column by Christopher Shultz
How do the three screen adaptations of Shirley Jackson's seminal haunted house novel stack up to their source material?

Fatter than Flash, Shorter than Short: The Joys of the Brief Story

Column by Darrin Doyle
October 26, 2018 (5) comments
Invigorate your short fiction by restraining word count.

Dead Batteries and Killer Apps: Technology in Horror

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Technology rarely shows up in horror, and it's possessed when it does. How do we fix this?

Halloween Vibes: Build Your Perfect Night at Home

Column by Annie Neugebauer
The parties are over, the hangovers faded like unfriendly ghosts, and you have work first thing in the morning. What to do when Halloween falls on a weekday? Suggestions to get 5 different vibes.

How I Would've Died In 20 Stephen King Novels

Column by Peter Derk
Not the surviving type, Pete examines his most likely causes of death in some of King's beloved works.

Celebrating Goosebumps: A Literary Profile of R.L. Stine

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
October 22, 2018 (1) comments
In honor of R.L. Stine’s recent 75th birthday (and to celebrate Halloween), we present you with 13 of his spookiest hits.