10 Things I Learned Editing an Anthology in Three Weeks

Column by Gabino Iglesias
I had an idea. About a month later, it was a book packed with stories by some amazing writers. Here are the things I learned while making it happen.

Nothing New Under the Mistletoe - 40 Versions of "A Christmas Carol" You Should Check Out

Column by Taylor Houston December 23, 2020
I love "A Christmas Carol", and I thought I'd seen every version out there—I was wrong.

5 Ghost Stories to Help You Haunt the Holidays

Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA
Spend the longest night of the year enveloped in tales of specters, mischievous fairies, and ancient deities.

How to Shop for a Writer: the Holiday Edition

Column by Emmanuel Nataf December 7, 2020
If you want imaginative suggestions for your literary pal’s present, we’ve got the holiday gift guide of your dreams, featuring a baker’s dozen of picks to suit any budget.

The Holidays Are Here: How to Take Care of Yourself

Column by Cina Pelayo
The holidays are here. We are in the midst of a pandemic. Here are some tips to take care of yourselves.

Celebrating National Book Lovers' Day

Column by Karis Rogerson August 7, 2020
Reminiscing about great books and their meaning on National Book Lovers' Day.

Most Mischievous Pranksters in Literature

Column by Emmanuel Nataf April 1, 2020
April Fool's is canceled this year (thank God!), but that doesn't mean we can't look to the past. So here are some of the most inventive and sly figures in literature.

Xmas In Bizarro Land

Column by Peter Derk
Bizarr-ho-ho-ho!

8 Books for 8 Nights of Hanukkah

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
This list of eight books to read during the eight nights of Hanukkah will help little ones learn about the history of the holiday!

10 Wintery Yule Books for the Solstice

Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner
Looking for some Paganish reading material to celebrate the Winter Solstice/Yule? Here are some recommendations.

Gift Guide: The Tools, Tricks, and Secret Weapons of Your Favorite Authors

Column by Peter Derk
With this gift list you can learn something, you can read about your favorite writers, and you can buy metal albums. This one's got it all.

5 Key Things to Know About Harry Potter Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
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.

What Writers REALLY Want for the Holidays

Column by Annie Neugebauer
What do writers REALLY want for the holidays? A group of 11 authors share their honest answers, sneakily publishing their wish lists whilst giving you great ideas for the writers in your life. ;)

8 Weird And Wonderful Books To Give This Holiday Season

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Give the splendid humans in your life something they'll truly enjoy this holiday season!

Gobble, Gobble: Exploring the Turkey Lit Genre

Column by Max Booth III November 21, 2018
Where are all the Thanksgiving books?

10 Literary Holidays We Desperately Need

Column by Peter Derk
Because it's Make Your Own Holiday Day, we did. A bunch of 'em, in fact.

The Top 10 XXXmas Books

Column by Christoph Paul
A list full of guilty erotic pleasures that will get you on Santa's Naughty List.

Harry Potter and the Merry Christmases, Ranked from Worst to Best

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Harry Potter’s lived through some pretty eventful Christmases. Here’s all seven of them, ranked from the very worst to the very best.

Holiday Gifts I Would Give To Famous Authors

Column by Peter Derk
'Tis better to give than receive. After receiving so many great reads from these authors, it's time to give back.

The LitReactor Hanukkah Gift Guide: 8 Crazy Books for 8 Crazy Nights

Column by Christoph Paul December 8, 2017
Young or old, there's something for everyone on this holiday list. (Costume not included.)

12 Novels About Dysfunctional Families

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
From the Middlesteins to the Lannisters — here are 12 novels about complicated, colorful, dysfunctional families that will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and reflect.

25 Days of Christmas Romances

Column by Riki Cleveland
Here’s 25 days of Christmas romances to warm you up as the temperatures outside dip. Baby it’s cold outside, but the romances in these novels are sure to heat things up.

Tech and Product Round-up: Holiday Gift Guide Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
Gifts that everyone wants under the Christmas tree this year...but do writers actually need them?

7 Coffee Table Books for the Nerd in Your Life

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
This holiday season, give the nerd in your life a gift book s/he will actually read.

5 Gifts for Writers That Will Motivate Their Lazy Asses

Column by Max Booth III
If you've ever given a writer a notebook for Christmas, you might be an asshole.