Column by Annie Neugebauer March 15, 2019
What do people mean when they say someone is "trying too hard"? How does it apply to writers?
Column by Susan DeFreitas
Good news: The agent requested the full! Bad news: The agent said, “Thanks but no thanks.”
Column by Susan DeFreitas
Many an agent has rejected a novel with the phrase, “I’m just not in love with this protagonist.”
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 24, 2019
To agent or not to agent, that is the question.
Column by Rob Hart July 10, 2018
Rob talks about some of the stuff he learned writing a five-book private detective series for Polis Books. Buckle up and get a helmet... it's gonna get bumpy.
Column by Keith Rosson
'The Mercy of the Tide' author Keith Rosson chronicles the starts and fits of getting published.
Column by Justin Hunter
Putting your work out there can be intimidating. Journal guidelines can be intimidating. But there are ways to circumvent that intimidation in the name of publication.
Interview by Brandon Tietz December 18, 2017
Mark Gottlieb is a literary agent with the prestigious Trident Media Group, which has represented many bestselling projects. Brandon Tietz of LitReactor interviews.
Column by John Mantooth
John Mantooth's first book tanked. This is how he got back in the game.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Why did Regnery Publishing quit the New York Times best-seller list? How do best-seller lists work anyway?
Column by Max Booth III
There are so many books on this planet being published every single day, and it’s rude to take up any further space than we rightfully deserve.
Column by Brandon Tietz March 23, 2017
Are you an aspiring author just beginning their journey? You think you're ready to take on the novel? You very well might be, but we've got eight reasons why you should hold off on that.
Column by Leah Rhyne February 15, 2017
Some stories and pictures from the LitReactor table at #AWP2017 (aka the Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2017 Conference).
Column by George Cotronis February 9, 2017
This is your year. Get published.
Column by Ed Sikov
In which a LitReactor columnist spews out all the bile in his soul, a bit of self-contempt, and most of all, his well-known but still underappreciated misanthropy.
Interview by Christopher Irvin
An interview with Katie Eelman, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Cutlass Press.
Column by Leah Dearborn
The truth is that books and printers have always stretched the limits of technology, and over the past decade or so, bookstores have fought declining sales with creativity.
News by Peter Derk June 9, 2016
Forget waiting, we want binge-able books, and we want them now!
News by Raine Winters March 10, 2016
The story of Steven Avery isn’t over just yet.
Column by Joe Biel
Despite how things may seem, often times success in publishing is determined by how well we follow basic guidelines, schedules, and procedures.
News by Peter Derk September 24, 2015
What does the Oyster shutdown and the fall in eBook sales all mean, really?
Column by Keith Rawson April 29, 2015
Is the Big 6 a graveyard of creativity, or hot bed returning to its former glory?