Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!

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?

13 Halloween Themed Anthologies to Fill Your Season with Fright

Column by Annie Neugebauer October 17, 2017
A list of yummy seasonal reading. Books on this list are overtly Halloween-themed multi-author anthologies focusing on short stories. 13 lucky options to fill your October with creepy fiction!

5 Bizarro Books That Should Be Movies

Column by Christoph Paul October 16, 2017
Hollywood needs to go bizarro and make these five movies.

Blood, Parasites, and Mutilation: Celebrating 10 Masters of Body Horror

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Body horror is a rich subgenre. Here are some of its best purveyors.

13 Reasons Charles Addams is an Unsung Master of Horror

Column by Peter Derk
If you're a true horror fan, you need more Charles Addams in your life.

Season of the Witch: Six Dark Fairy Tales Everyone Should Read

Column by Susan DeFreitas October 10, 2017
Prepare to be haunted by six of the finest dark fairy tales, by the women who reinvented the form: Angela Carter, A. S. Byatt, Kelly Link, Aimee Bender, Kate Bernheimer, and Karen Joy Fowler.

The 7 Greatest Fears of Horror Writers

Column by Emmanuel Nataf October 9, 2017
But what chilling thoughts keep horror writers awake at night? What thing scares Stephen King? What makes R.L. Stine lose his mind?

13 Tourist Destinations for Horror Lovers

Column by Annie Neugebauer October 6, 2017
A list of 13 destinations for fans of the macabre, strange, and creepy. These locations are real – and really disturbing.