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Shakin’ in my Boots: 13 Horror Films with Roots in Texas

Column by Annie Neugebauer
From crooked hillbillies to Mexican vampires to Satan-worshiping cults, here are 13 horror films set in Texas to add to your watch list.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2017 (part 2)

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2017.

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.)

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2017 (part 1)

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2017.

10 Hot Caribbean Authors to Keep You Warm This Winter

Column by Gabino Iglesias December 6, 2017
Got the Winter blues? Time to head south for some great writing.

10 Tips for Authors to Avoid Book Promotion Burnout

Column by Steph Post
Ten suggestions to help authors find creative ways to avoid burning out when promoting a new book.

Octavia's Daughters: Meet the New Queens of Spec Fic

Column by Susan DeFreitas November 30, 2017
Miss the late, great Octavia Butler? Rejoice, for the Black female speculative tradition is alive and well and kicking all kinds of ass. (Sorry about your TBR pile.)

10 Books to Read After Watching 'Mindhunter'

Column by Max Booth III
Books to accompany Netflix's groundbreaking new series from David Fincher.

LitReactor's Black Friday Picks for Readers and Writers

Column by Peter Derk
Treat yo self without leaving the house, without sleeping on the sidewalk, and without being convicted of manslaughter when you trample a big box greeter.

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.

7 Tips to Increase Your Odds of Placing in Poetry Contests

Column by Annie Neugebauer November 22, 2017
Playing to the judges: There’s a decent amount of money to be made winning poetry contests – if you reach a point where you can consistently place. Here are 7 tips to increase your odds.

10 Books to Make You Feel Thankful

Column by Gabino Iglesias
If you're like me, books are tied to many things in your life. As we sit down this holiday season, I offer you ten books that, for a variety of reasons, make me feel thankful.

12 "Boring" Books That Are Way Better Than They Should Be

Column by Peter Derk
Since when is boring such a bad thing?

18 Football Books for Football Haters

Column by Peter Derk
Football's not my favorite. But it's spawned some good reads.

7 Powerful & Painful Books That Will Make You A Better Person

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Reading about difficult subjects is...difficult. Why do it? Because sometimes, they will literally change your life. For the better.

Five Tools for the Journeyman Writer

Column by Melissa F. Olson
Where are all the resources geared toward mid-career writers?

The 11 Bram Stoker Novels That Aren't 'Dracula'

Column by Peter Derk
Bram Stoker wrote 12 novels, and only ONE of them was 'Dracula'! But what's going on between the pages of those other novels?

Storm the Brain! 15 Methods to Get Unstuck, Prompt Ideas, and Solve Problems

Column by Annie Neugebauer November 3, 2017
From going for a long walk to asking dozens of questions with no answers, here are 15 methods to pull yourself out of a rut, squeeze through a rock & a hard place, or bounce back from hitting a wall.

Gory, Bizarre, Cheesy Horror Movies and Their Book Matches Pt. 2

Column by Peter Derk
Malls that menstruate and chop, horror nerd argument material, the best blood in the biz and, of course, none other than Chuck Tingle.

5 Reasons Jigsaw is the Perfect Writing Mentor

Column by Christoph Paul
Forget an MFA, Jigsaw will be your writing mentor for free.

Gory, Bizarre, Cheesy Horror Movies and Their Book Matches Pt. 1

Column by Peter Derk October 26, 2017
Are you a fan of horror movies like 'The Stuff,' 'Suspiria," or 'Frankenhooker?' Then you'll want to check out these book pairings.

The 20 Best Horror Stories Available Online for Free

Column by Max Booth III
It’s Halloween, so let’s celebrate by reading some spooky stories.

10 MORE Poems to Old-School Your Halloween

Column by Annie Neugebauer October 24, 2017
Looking for a screen-free way to celebrate the creepiest time of year? Reading poems aloud around a campfire is the most atmospheric way ever! Here are ten poems for suggested reading.

7 Beloved Authors Who Occasionally Dabbled in Horror

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Seasoned horror fans might know the complete works of Lovecraft & Poe, but how familiar are they with chilling works by Edith Wharton & Truman Capote? Find out as we get into some Horror deep cuts.

The 18 Most Egregious Art Replacements From 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'

Column by Peter Derk October 18, 2017
Replacing Stephen Gammell's art from 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' was a bad idea. But which drawings do we miss the most?