Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA March 10, 2021
This essay explores how white space can be used in poetry as a literary device that thrives on the power of absence.
Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner
Always be passionate about what you believe, but write in a way that give readers the benefit of the doubt.
Column by S.A. Bradley July 16, 2019
There is still a stigma associated with the horror genre, despite a long list of exceptional horror stories paving the way.
Updated With Winners: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: September Edition (...and another chance to win Chuck Palahniuk's new book!)Column by Taylor Houston September 30, 2013
Get another chance to win one of three copies we are giving away of Chuck Palahniuk's next book Doomed by writing a metaphor for Purgatory in 25 words or less.
Column by Rob Blair Young December 17, 2012
Including mixed metaphors, cliche metaphors, ambiguous implications, too close to literal, referencing outside the common experience, and over-extending your metaphors.
Column by Chris Rosales August 8, 2012
Incorporate these principles to not only transition smoothly from scene to scene, but to add a new layer of metaphor for the manipulation of meaning and theme.
Column by Chris Rosales May 3, 2012
Add depth to your writing with a Figurative Language Well.