October Book Club Selection: 'Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Transgressive Fiction' edited by Chuck Palahniuk, et alNews by Joshua Chaplinsky
October's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Transgressive Fiction' edited by Chuck Palahniuk, Richard Thomas and Dennis Widmyer.
News by Rob Hart August 18, 2014
Do you live in or around Portland? Do you want to have some fun while maybe wearing pajamas? Then go to this thing on Friday.
Column by Brandon Tietz August 12, 2014
A behind the scenes chronicle of 'Burnt Tongues,' the Chuck Palahniuk anthology, as recounted by one of the authors.
News by Sean May
The cover and a synopsis for The 'Fight Club' author's next novel, 'Beautiful You,' has been revealed.
News by Dennis Widmyer
In this second of a series of new craft essays, Chuck Palahniuk talks about the unresolved, and how undecidability is always more scary than simply being told the answer.
News by Peter Derk March 13, 2014
Chuck Palahniuk and Douglas Coupland will be speaking together at the New York Public Library's Celeste Bartos Forum on April 11th.
News by Dennis Widmyer February 12, 2014
In this first of a series of new craft essays, Chuck Palahniuk displays a method for helping your characters cope against dramatic situations. He also delves into the language of singing, mantras and
Interview by Erin Reel
Suzy Vitello — LitReactor instructor, editor, and author — answers ten more questions upon the release of her new YA novel, 'The Moment Before'.
News by Sean May January 20, 2014
The Fight Club author has co-edited a hefty tome of transgressive fiction, set to release later this year.
Column by Kimberly Turner October 24, 2013
From Bowie and Devo to Anthrax and Mastodon, musicians have always been inspired by their favorite books. Here are some stories behind the songs, plus a literary playlist for your listening pleasure.
Column by Rajan Khanna October 7, 2013
With the release of Stephen King's 'Doctor Sleep' and the announcement of a 'Fight Club' sequel, we take a look at followups that appear years, sometimes decades after the original work.
Updated With Winners: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: September Edition (...and another chance to win Chuck Palahniuk's new book!)Column by Taylor Houston September 30, 2013
Get another chance to win one of three copies we are giving away of Chuck Palahniuk's next book Doomed by writing a metaphor for Purgatory in 25 words or less.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky September 17, 2013
Unfinished, unrealized, lost or destroyed: these are the unpublished novels we desperately wish we could read.
Column by Christopher Shultz
For twisty narratives that keep you guessing right up until the very end, you could do a lot worse than these five books.
Column by Taylor Houston July 31, 2013
Win a copy of DOOMED, Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming sequel to DAMNED, in: Flash Fiction Smackdown - Dante Edition
News by Christopher Shultz July 22, 2013
The good news from Comic-Con just keeps rolling right in, as one of our favorite authors announces a follow-up to perhaps his most famous work.
Column by Cath Murphy June 27, 2013
Pushing the boundaries is what good fiction does. But are there some lines we as writers should never cross?
Column by Robbie Blair May 2, 2013
Once upon a time our stories ended with happily ever after. Something's changed. This article looks at ways modern story endings have moved away from traditional formats and expectations.
News by Rob Hart April 4, 2013
Medallion Press has acquired the anthology, edited by Palahniuk, Richard Thomas, and Dennis Widmyer. 'Burnt Tongues' will include an intro from Palahniuk and 20 awesome stories.
Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
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.
News by Jessica Taylor October 9, 2012
LitReactor's first official writing challenge has drawn to a close. Let's take a look at the final round of feedback awarded to our challenge winners.
Column by Rob Hart June 29, 2012
The premise is simple: We give you a subject, you write 250 words. If it's good you might win stuff.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky June 13, 2012
A comparison of both versions of Chuck Palahniuk's fan favorite about the girl with the shot-off face.
Column by Karina Wilson March 30, 2012
Haunted house stories have always been a mainstay of horror fiction. Lurid surveys some of the prime real estate in this durable subgenre.