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

9 Signs You May Have Over-Edited Your Work

Column by Peter Derk
Some signs it may be time to walk away, plus 9 fixes for you over-editors out there.

5 Ways A Short Writing Retreat Can Provide Big Results

Column by Christine J. Schmidt
Taking a little break will pay off big time.

10 Horror Movies I Wish Were Novels

Column by Gabino Iglesias May 1, 2017
Most of your favorite horror movies are novel adaptations. Here are the movies I wish I could read.

Six Stephen King Villains Who Were Ridiculously Easy to Defeat

Column by Fred Venturini May 1, 2017
Stephen King has haunted our dreams with dozens of memorable villains, but these six were ridiculously and sometimes hilariously easy to defeat.

5 Bands/Musicians Who Might Actually Write Crime Fiction

Column by Max Booth III April 27, 2017
Of course Nickelback made the list.

The Five Be's to Being a Better Beta Buddy

Column by Leah Rhyne
Want to give a friend a beta read? Want to actually be GOOD at it? Read on for some tips!

50 Signs You’re In Love With A Writer

Column by Annie Neugebauer April 24, 2017
You might be in love with a writer if...

10 New Female Authors That Should Be On Your Radar

Column by Gabino Iglesias April 21, 2017
With so much going on in publishing, it's easy to lose track of what's new. Here are some outstanding female authors that should be on your radar.

17 Recommended Podcasts To Help You Improve As A Writer and Human Being

Column by Michael David Wilson
A selection of podcasts that will not only help you grow as a writer but as a human being.

13 Ways to Support an Author Without Ever Spending a Dime

Column by Steph Post April 18, 2017
A list of ways for readers to support their favorite authors without spending money on books.

100 Bits Of Advice Gleaned From Writing 100 LitReactor Columns

Column by Peter Derk April 17, 2017
To celebrate 100 columns written, an author punishes himself with 100 lessons learned.

Be Smarter Than a Toddler: 5 Ways To Avoid Reading Books to Your Kids

Column by Bart Bishop April 12, 2017
A look at how your kid's obsession with one book may drive you over the edge, and how to avoid that.

Five Storytelling Tips I Learned from Watching 'The Bachelor'

Column by Christoph Paul April 11, 2017
Five examples of how reality TV Shows 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette' showed me how to write better stories.

10 Mistakes I Made as a Debut Novelist

Column by Susan DeFreitas April 10, 2017
When I signed the contract on my first novel, I thought I knew what to look for--and what to expect. As it turned out, I was wrong.

Every Stephen King Short Story Summarized in 140 Characters or Less (Part 2)

Column by Max Booth III
Boners, cat-swallowing, and punching kids in the face.

Email Newsletters: A Writer's Best Friend

Column by Christopher Shultz
If you delete your email subscriptions on sight, maybe don't do that.

10 Reasons Why Poetry is the Manliest of Genres

Column by Gabino Iglesias
We all know genres aren't male or female, but if they all ended up in a bar fight, would poetry be the manliest?

7 Tips for Donating Old Books Without Being A Jerk

Column by Peter Derk March 27, 2017
Are you really doing anyone a favor with your book donation?

Let's Get Political: 10 Tactics for Writing Resistance Fiction

Column by Susan DeFreitas March 27, 2017
Since 9-11, we're living in a brave new world--one where 'Brave New World' is once again a bestseller. But you don't have to write dystopian sci-fi to write fiction of the #resistance.

Horror and Crime: A Writer's Education

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 24, 2017
I've wanted to be a writer since I can remember, and there are six authors who shaped me early on and whose teachings still resonate with me today.

Writing the Crime Scene: 5 Fictional Female Detectives of Note

Column by Repo Kempt
March is Women's History Month in most of the world (except Canada), so here's five fictional female detectives that you probably don’t know, but should.

8 Reasons to Avoid the Novel and Focus on Short Stories

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.

9 Imaginary Gizmos For Writers Someone Needs To Hurry Up And Invent Already

Column by Peter Derk March 22, 2017
Technology has come a long way. But what about technology for writers? It's 2017. We want our piece of the action.

The Dos and Don'ts of Book Tour: An Author's Survival Guide

Column by Steph Post
Honest, real advice for making it through your first book tour.

10 Japanese Authors You Should Read

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 17, 2017
Culturally speaking, The Land of the Rising Sun has much to offer, and their literary output is definitely something you should keep on your radar.