Column by Rob Hart July 10, 2018
Rob talks about some of the stuff he learned writing a five-book private detective series for Polis Books. Buckle up and get a helmet... it's gonna get bumpy.
Interview by Christoph Paul
We talk publishing with Justin Kassab, the Managing Editor of Oddities by Kaylie Jones Books.
Column by Susan DeFreitas
I you've worked hard, put in your ten thousand hours, and still not broken through with your first book deal, this post is for you.
Column by Susan DeFreitas
A high-quality critique group can help you level up as a writer in a big way——just be aware that there are some things they generally can’t do.
Column by C.S. Humble March 22, 2018
C.S. Humble, author of "The Massacre at Yellow Hill", talks beer, barbarians, and encouraging words from the one-and-only Joe Lansdale.
Column by Keith Rosson
'The Mercy of the Tide' author Keith Rosson chronicles the starts and fits of getting published.
Column by Susan DeFreitas January 16, 2018
Ready to get more of your work published? Level up your submissions game in 2018.
Interview by Brandon Tietz December 18, 2017
Mark Gottlieb is a literary agent with the prestigious Trident Media Group, which has represented many bestselling projects. Brandon Tietz of LitReactor interviews.
Column by John Mantooth
John Mantooth's first book tanked. This is how he got back in the game.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Why did Regnery Publishing quit the New York Times best-seller list? How do best-seller lists work anyway?
Column by Patrick Wensink August 23, 2017
Patrick Wensink finally wrote a book you can read with your kids. Barely.
Column by Max Booth III
There are so many books on this planet being published every single day, and it’s rude to take up any further space than we rightfully deserve.
Column by Christoph Paul July 27, 2017
I explain what editing is (it's not just proofreading!) and how to take edits.
Column by Christoph Paul May 5, 2017
I give ten examples of how tabling at book festivals has helped my writing improve.
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.
Column by Max Booth III April 14, 2017
Thinking about starting a Patreon but unsure if it's the right decision? We're here to help.
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.
Column by Phil Jourdan March 28, 2017
Why would anybody write a book they never intend to publish? It turns out, when you are truly writing for nobody but yourself, the act of writing becomes a very different thing.
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.
Column by Peter Derk March 10, 2017
Has the zine died? Or is it more powerful than ever?
Column by Christoph Paul March 1, 2017
I compare the benefits of getting an M.F.A to the education you get from an agent. I conclude that you get more out of working with an agent than attending an M.F.A. program.
Column by Leah Rhyne February 15, 2017
Some stories and pictures from the LitReactor table at #AWP2017 (aka the Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2017 Conference).
Column by Ed Sikov
In which a LitReactor columnist spews out all the bile in his soul, a bit of self-contempt, and most of all, his well-known but still underappreciated misanthropy.
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 30, 2017
Literature by POC is now more important than ever. Here are fifteen outstanding books to get you started.
Column by Susan DeFreitas July 8, 2016
If you're publishing your debut novel with a small press, you won't have the kind of publicity behind you offered by the big houses—which is all the more reason to think out of the box.