Twelve Twisted Tales For Christmas

Column by Christopher Shultz December 15, 2014
Ghosts, paranoid a-holes, junkies, jewel thiefs, killer Santas, and secret societies: these and more spell out Christmas for the weirdoes!

UPDATED WITH WINNERS: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: October Edition

Column by Taylor Houston October 31, 2014
It's October, and we're celebrating Chuck Palahniuk's newest book BEAUTIFUL YOU by writing stories of WORLD DOMINATION!

That Time I Read With Chuck Palahniuk

Column by Brandon Tietz October 25, 2014
What's it like reading with one of the most famous authors in the game? About as cool as you can imagine.
EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Options Chuck Palahniuk's 'Rant'

EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Options Chuck Palahniuk's 'Rant' UPDATED

News by Joshua Chaplinsky September 11, 2014
Cue the tears of joy/sorrow.
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October Book Club Selection: 'Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Transgressive Fiction' edited by Chuck Palahniuk, et al

News 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.
Bedtime Stories for Adults, Chelsea Cain, Chuck Palahniuk, Events, Lidia Yuknavi

Live in Portland? Go to Bedtime Stories for Adults this Friday.

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.

Burnt Tongues: A Behind the Scenes Chronicle

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.
Chuck Palahniuk's Next Book, 'Beautiful You,' Revealed!

Chuck Palahniuk's Next Book, 'Beautiful You,' Revealed

News by Sean May
The cover and a synopsis for The 'Fight Club' author's next novel, 'Beautiful You,' has been revealed.
New Craft Essay From Chuck Palahniuk - 'Consider This: Undecidability'

New Craft Essay From Chuck Palahniuk — 'Consider This: Undecidability'

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.
Chuck Palahniuk And Douglas Coupland at the New York Public Library

Chuck Palahniuk And Douglas Coupland at the New York Public Library

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.
Photo credit: Yasmina Moya

New Craft Essay From Chuck Palahniuk - 'Consider This: Coping'

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
Ten More Questions with 'The Moment Before' Author, Suzy Vitello

Ten More Questions with 'The Moment Before' Author, Suzy Vitello

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'.
Chuck Palahniuk Co-Edits 'Burnt Tongues' Literary Anthology

Chuck Palahniuk Co-Edits 'Burnt Tongues' Literary Anthology

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.

LitRock: 9 Odd Stories Behind Book-Inspired Music

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.

After All These Years: The Unexpected Sequel

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.

12 Unpublished Novels We Wish We Could Read

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky September 17, 2013
Unfinished, unrealized, lost or destroyed: these are the unpublished novels we desperately wish we could read.

Peeling Back the Onion: 5 Books That Subvert Narrative Expectation

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.

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: July Edition

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
Chuck Palahniuk.  Photo by Tim Lebarge

Chuck Palahniuk Will Pen Graphic Novel Sequel to 'Fight Club'

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.

Eating Babies: Boundaries for Writers in Fiction

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?

The End of Happily Ever After

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.
Medallion Press Acquires Anthology From Chuckpalahniuk.net

Medallion Press Acquires Anthology From ChuckPalahniuk.net

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.

What Scares You? 30 Terrifying Horror Stories Straight Out Of Your Worst Nightmares

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.