Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners For Fiction and Poetry

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
May 16, 2019
Learn the basics of the Pulitzer Prize, and take a look at the 2019 award-winners for Fiction and Poetry — which both have an environmental focus.
Interview with Michael Onofrey, Author of Sightseeing

Interview: Michael Onofrey, Author of "Sightseeing"

Interview by Christoph Paul
May 15, 2019
We speak with international author and man of mystery, Michael Onofrey.

10 Tips for a Superb Reading

Column by Gabino Iglesias
May 15, 2019
Reading your work in public matters. A lot. Here's how to do it right.

Storyville: Sympathy for the Devil

Column by Richard Thomas
May 14, 2019
In order for your bad guys to truly resonate, we need to care about them, and feel strong emotions. Even if that emotion is hate.

Book vs. Films: "The Birds"

Column by Christopher Shultz
May 13, 2019
In honor of Daphne du Maurier's birthday, let's take a look at one of her most famous short stories, the Hitchcock film that eclipsed it, and two other adaptations virtually no one knows about.

Ten Books to Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
May 10, 2019
May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Celebrate with these titles, handpicked for you!

Writers In Movies: What Do They Get Right?

Column by Peter Derk
May 9, 2019
Are writers in movies like real writers? At all?

9 Fiction Pet Peeves

Column by Annie Neugebauer
May 8, 2019
Everyone loves a good rant. How about some ranting about those tropes and recurring annoyances that pop up in books, shows, and movies? My top 9 pet peeves.
Announcement: Saying Goodbye to the LitReactor Community Board

Announcement: Saying Goodbye to the LitReactor Community Board

News by Peter Derk
May 7, 2019
Bidding a fond farewell to our beloved community discussion board.

The Seemingly Inevitable Relationship Between Writing And Imposter Syndrome

Column by Christopher Shultz
May 7, 2019
Most writers feel like a total fraud sometimes, but the feeling doesn't have to eat us alive.

Writing Comics vs. Writing Novels

Column by Tony McMillen
May 6, 2019
Tony McMillen, "An Augmented Fourth" author and creator of the comic book "Lumen", talks the difference between writing prose and writing for comics.

20 Comics To Cure Your 'Avengers: Endgame' Hangover

Column by Peter Derk
May 3, 2019
And just maybe cure the old fashioned kind of hangover while you're at it.

5 Key Things to Know About Harry Potter Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
May 2, 2019
To commemorate May 2nd, AKA Harry Potter Day, AKA The Battle of Hogwarts, here are five nuggets of trivia you may not know about the 31st chapter.

Raised by Wolves: Examining Alcoholism and Werewolves

Column by Max Booth III
May 1, 2019
"A naked American man stole my balloons."

Not There Yet: Diversity in Big Five Publishing

Column by Gabino Iglesias
May 1, 2019
We need more diversity, and we need to fight those who tell us to stop asking for it.

7 Supernatural Urban Legends from Japan

Column by Michael David Wilson
April 30, 2019
Exploring 7 supernatural urban legends from the Land of the Rising Sun.
Keith Rosson’s Debut Story Collection, Folk Songs for Trauma Surgeons

Keith Rosson’s Debut Story Collection, 'Folk Songs for Trauma Surgeons', to be Published by Meerkat Press

News by Joshua Chaplinsky
April 30, 2019
The stories delve into notions of family, grief, identity, loss, and hope, with the merging of literary fiction and magical realism that Rosson has explored in his previous novels.

Storyville: What is Head-Hopping and Why Should You Avoid It?

Column by Richard Thomas
April 29, 2019
Tips for avoiding head-hopping in your fiction.
Announcing the TOC for Both Sides: An Anthology of Border Noir

EXCLUSIVE: Announcing the TOC for "Both Sides: An Anthology of Border Noir"

News by Gabino Iglesias
April 29, 2019
Gabino Iglesias and new Polis imprint Agora bring us a diverse exploration of the invisible lines that divide us.

Writing on the Spectrum

Column by Emma McMorran Clark
April 26, 2019
One writer explains how their condition informs their work, both the positive and the negative.
An Interview with VOX Author Christina Dalcher

An Interview with 'VOX' Author Christina Dalcher

Interview by Annie Neugebauer
April 25, 2019
Dalcher discusses writing politically, sequels, and what success feels like.
"Inspection" by Josh Malerman

"Inspection" by Josh Malerman

Review by Christopher Shultz
April 24, 2019
Though not without its flaws, "Inspection" upholds Malerman's premiere horror author status.

The 10 Worst Things About Shakespeare

Column by Peter Derk
April 23, 2019
Between his time travel shenanigans and lack of appeal, it's hard to say why we all love this dude.

Writing Horror Using All Five Senses

Column by Repo Kempt
April 22, 2019
How to effectively use sensory details to connect with readers and maximize the fear in your writing.

The Folkloric And Literary Roots Of La Llorona

Column by Christopher Shultz
April 19, 2019
The fabled bogey-woman stars in a new Conjuring Universe film, but perhaps we shouldn't fear her at all.