LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2016 (part 1)

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky, December 5, 2016
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2016.

5 Gifts for Writers That Will Motivate Their Lazy Asses

Column by Max Booth III
December 5, 2016 (0) comments
If you've ever given a writer a notebook for Christmas, you might be an asshole.
Bookshots: 'Fungoid' by William Meikle

Bookshots: 'Fungoid' by William Meikle

Review by Leah Rhyne
December 5, 2016 (0) comments
What happens when genetically engineered fungi (or maybe aliens taking the shape of genetically engineered fungi) take over the world? Seriously, y'all. There's a fungus among us.

Ridiculously Extravagant Gifts For Writers And Their Cheap Alternatives

Column by Peter Derk
December 2, 2016 (0) comments
Do you love the writer in your life? Prove it. WITH MONEY!

What 'Westworld' Can Teach Us About Writers

Column by BH Shepherd
December 2, 2016 (0) comments
What the characters of "Westworld," some of them writers, can teach us about writers.
Books As Weapons of Choice: An Interview with Katie Eelman of Cutlass Press

Books As Weapons of Choice: An Interview with Katie Eelman of Cutlass Press

Interview by Christopher Irvin
December 2, 2016 (0) comments
An interview with Katie Eelman, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Cutlass Press.

5 Horrifying Monsters That Aren't Vampires, Zombies or Werewolves!

Column by Repo Kempt
December 1, 2016 (0) comments
Editors are tired of their slush piles being haunted by vampires, werewolves and zombies. Here's five horrifying new monsters dying to claw their way into your next submission.
Bookshots: ‘Bones Are Made To Be Broken’ By Paul Michael Anderson

Bookshots: ‘Bones Are Made To Be Broken’ by Paul Michael Anderson

Review by Keith Rawson
December 1, 2016 (0) comments
A brief review of Paul Michael Anderson's debut short story collection, ‘Bones Are Made To Be Broken’.

Storyville: 10 Neo-Noir Films to Influence Your Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas
November 30, 2016 (2) comments
10 Neo-Noir Films to Influence Your Fiction

5 of the Weirdest Themed Anthologies To Ever Get Published

Column by Max Booth III
November 30, 2016 (1) comments
You haven't lived until you've read an anthology about potatoes.

Creepypasta: Is Any of it Worth Reading?

Column by George Cotronis
November 29, 2016 (2) comments
We look into the best that internet phenomenon creepypasta has to offer. At least according to this guy.