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

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.

The Top 10 LitReactor Columns of All Time

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky October 4, 2017
LitReactor is officially 6 years old! We celebrate with a collection of our greatest hits.

The Top 10 Rare and Pricey Stephen King Books

Column by Gabino Iglesias October 3, 2017
King is a popular, prolific author whose books can be found in almost any store that sells printed words, but some editions are special. Here are the rarest and priciest of them all.

The 10 Best Scenes From The First 10 Anita Blake Books

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Ten stand-out scenes from the first ten books in Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series. Vampires, zombies, and werewolves -- oh my!

10 Stephen King Sequels I Want to Read

Column by Max Booth III
John Wick but with a cat instead of Keanu Reeves.

The Worst Required Reading

Column by Peter Derk September 19, 2017
It's back to school time, which means it's required reading time. Bring the pain.

The Little Genre That Could: Why Now is the Time to Read Bizarro

Column by Gabino Iglesias September 18, 2017
Bizarro fiction continues to grow, and now's the time to start enjoying it.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Struggling Writers

Column by Christoph Paul September 4, 2017
Sorry to cast stones, fellow writers, but this needs to be said.

13 Tips on Plowing Through 'IT' (or any long book) In A Few Days

Column by Peter Derk August 31, 2017
You've only got a few days to read 'IT' before the movie hits. You can do it. Take it from me, with a little help, you'll make it.

10 Easy Edits to Improve Your Manuscript Right Now

Column by Repo Kempt August 28, 2017
A list of ten simple edits that can immediately improve whatever writing you're working on.

When Books and Music Meet: 18 Literary Creations That Rock

Column by Annie Neugebauer August 25, 2017
Music & books: every once in a while, an artist comes along who manages to build a bridge between the two, and when that happens the results can be pretty awesome.

Storyville: Eight New, Mashed Up Sub-Genres

Column by Richard Thomas
Some new hybrid narratives to breathe life into your writing.

A Bestiary of Authors' Brains

Column by Gabino Iglesias
These are the creatures residing in the brains of authors. Enter at your own risk.