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LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2012

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 26, 2012
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2012.

13 Resolutions To Make You A Better, More Productive Writer In 2013

Column by Kimberly Turner December 26, 2012
Year-long resolutions are for suckers. It takes less than a month to set yourself on the right track. Here's how to make January 2013 your best writing month ever.

10 Stories We Never Need to See in Workshops Again

Column by Jon Gingerich December 20, 2012
A list of the some of the most predictable, clichéd storylines that somehow continue to appear in fiction workshops again, and again, and again.

Top Ten: The Year's Best Fantasy - 2012

Column by Rajan Khanna December 20, 2012
A look at the top ten fantasies of 2012.

Library Love: Five Copyright Essentials For The Writer’s Toolkit

Column by Stephanie Bonjack December 19, 2012
There has never been a better time to learn about the ownership and protection of your work.

Ghostly Doppelgangers, Bell-Ringing Goblins, and More Cranky Old Rich Jerks: Get in the Holiday Spirit With Some Lesser Known Dickens

Column by Taylor Houston
Can't get enough Dickens at Christmas time? Check out his lesser-known holiday-themed works.

Scandalous! Five Ways in Which The Hobbit is Superior to The Lord of the Rings

Column by Rajan Khanna December 18, 2012
A look at some of the elements of J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' that are superior to 'The Lord of the Rings.'

10 Comics Related Gifts For The Comic Geek In Your Life

Column by Kelly Thompson December 17, 2012
Don't want to give comics but know some comics geeks that need some gifts anyway? Here are 10 great options to get you started!

5 Famous Authors Who Became Infamous

Column by John Jarzemsky December 17, 2012
Sometimes authors--both talented and otherwise--become famous due to circumstances wholly unrelated to their work or craft.

Five Cheap DIY Gifts For Book Lovers

Column by Kimberly Turner December 13, 2012
A group of recession-struck friends attempt to save money by creating book-related craft gifts and discover that Martha Stewart's tranquil portrayal of the DIY process is a dirty, dirty lie.

Say Cheese! 12 Terrible Photos of Bestselling Authors

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 10, 2012
If a picture is worth a thousand words, these authors need a good editor, STAT!

Have You Been Good This Year? 10 Awesome Holiday Gifts For Bookworms

Column by Meredith Borders December 7, 2012
The biggest, best, and most covetable book gifts this holiday season.

10 Awesome Comics To Give and Receive For The Holidays

Column by Kelly Thompson December 6, 2012
A list of the best comics to give and receive this holiday season. There's something for just about everyone on this list-- even YOU.

The Magic of Christmas: An Advent Calendar of Fantasy Fiction

Column by Rajan Khanna December 5, 2012
Christmas has been the inspiration for many fantasy short stories. Here are 24, one for each day leading up to Christmas.

Storyville: Top Ten Best Short Stories Ever

Column by Richard Thomas December 4, 2012
This is a personal list of my favorite short stories, ten to be exact.

10 Reasons Your Screenplay Sucks (and how to fix it)

Column by Karina Wilson November 30, 2012
What makes a reader hate a screenplay on sight? Here are 10 pet peeves - and fixes.

5 Reasons Why Hawkeye Might Be The Best Superhero Comic I've Ever Read

Column by Kelly Thompson November 27, 2012
A new ongoing series by Matt Fraction and David Aja featuring The Avengers' Hawkeye in his non-Avenger "downtime" is perhaps the best superhero comic I've ever read. Find out why!

Etymological Evolution: 12 Words Altered By Historical Misuse

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 23, 2012
Does the widespread misuse of certain words get your goat? Well suck it up, because that's one of the ways the English language evolves.

8 Signs It's Time to Scrap Your Writing Project

Column by Robbie Blair November 21, 2012
8 warning signs that you may want to throw your latest manuscript under the lawnmower.

Storyville: Ten Awesome Authors You've Never Heard Of Before

Column by Richard Thomas November 19, 2012
Here are ten authors you've probably never heard of, and they are absolutely killing it.

10 Must Read Indie Comics!

Column by Kelly Thompson November 16, 2012
10 monthly independent comics you simply must be reading!

Cozy Up With Cool Weather Reads

Column by Meredith Borders
As the air grows cooler and the days shorter, what books best suit the winter months?

10 Things You Should Know About Plurals

Column by Taylor Houston November 14, 2012
When you have more than one, sometimes just adding an "s" doesn't cut it. Here are few things you should know about plural nouns.

From Page To Screen: The 10 Best Film Adaptations Of Classic Novels

Column by Meredith Borders November 9, 2012
In anticipation of Joe Wright's ANNA KARENINA, a list of the best ever movies based on classic literature.

8 Words to Seek and Destroy in Your Writing

Column by Robbie Blair November 9, 2012
8 frequently abused words or phrases that gum up your content. Stars of the show include "suddenly," "then," "is," "started," "very," "that," "like," and "in order to."