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?
News by Peter Derk
Amazon will hook you up with someone to fix your toilet. This is real.
Column by Cath Murphy February 26, 2015
The six figure publishing deal for debut novels is back. Here's why it needs to go away again. Forever.
Column by Leah Dearborn January 12, 2015
This handful of companies wields a great deal of influence over the written word. But how did they begin, and how did they get to be so big?
Column by Cath Murphy December 23, 2014
Why pay big bucks to marketing consultancies when unlocking the secrets of the bestseller is a simple matter of looking at Amazon lists and making a few snap judgments?
Column by Dean Fetzer December 17, 2014
Do we have a responsibility to our readers to behave ethically when we market our books?
News by Peter Derk
After a period of controversy and questionable business practices all around, Hachette and Amazon sign eBook agreement.