Column by David James Keaton
The rules are there are no rules and not even that rule but also that rule.
Column by Leah Dearborn June 16, 2021
Edgar Allan Poe published his first work anonymously at the age of 18. Today, it's one of the most valuable books in American literary history. Could there be a copy in your attic?
Column by Max Booth III
What every writer dreams of hearing: “I like it, but not enough to want to give you a book for it. (In other words, I don't want to pay for it as I don't LOVE it.)”
Column by Max Booth III January 22, 2021
Max recently quit his job to write full-time, then he tricked LitReactor into paying him to write about it. [Wait... What?!? —Editor]
Column by Peter Derk December 30, 2020
Even if social media IS a tool that improves your sales, what are you willing to give up for those sales?
Column by Peter Derk December 14, 2020
We've heard the bad. But is there some good in Amazon?
Column by Gabino Iglesias December 7, 2020
My friends, my students, and even people around me who have never published anything talk about agents, but what are they? It's time to discuss the things no one told you about literary agents.
Interview by Gabriel Hart
Can a stateless ghetto full of outsider artists and weirdos have a leader? Manuel Marerro talks transgression in indie publishing.
Column by Richard Thomas
Is there enough meat on the bone to support your word count? It depends on a number of variables.
Column by Peter Derk
The submissions process is a hell that even Kafka couldn't have imagined.
Column by Michael David Wilson
Writing can be lonely work but it doesn't have to be. Here are some key takeaways and lessons learned from a successful collaboration.
Interview by Gabriel Hart October 1, 2020
Veteran crime fiction editor Jim Thomsen talks genre, cliches, and why editing matters.
Column by Karis Rogerson September 25, 2020
Karis Rogerson spoke to three booksellers about indie bookstores, their importance, and how to support them.
Column by Karis Rogerson August 19, 2020
Writer Karis Rogerson discusses losing sight of why you write, and trying to recapture that spark.
Column by Brett Petersen
Brett Petersen discusses how his first book, 'The Parasite From Proto Space & Other Stories', came to be.
Column by Gabino Iglesias July 22, 2020
Traditional publishing (which usually means a Big Five press), indie publishing (which means small press), and self-publishing are surrounded by misinformation. Let's debunk some myths.
Column by Peter Derk
The hottest trends in literature for summer? We got you.
Column by Nick Mamatas May 6, 2020
Short answer, "No, with a but." Long answer, "Also no, with a bigger but."
Column by Gabino Iglesias March 26, 2020
Along with writing a great synopsis, getting blurbs is something that gives many writers nightmares. Here are some tips to help you do it better.
Column by Peter Derk March 23, 2020
The accumulated filth will look up and shout "SHORTER! SHORTER COLUMNS!" ...and I'll look down and whisper, "No. Because you see, the real thing is..."
Column by Jay Wilburn March 12, 2020
If ghostwriting is something you are considering or you are just morbidly curious, there are some realities about this world you will want to know.
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 24, 2020
You're tired of hearing about it, but we need to discuss a few things...
20 Mistakes I Made Writing that You Should Never Do … But I Would Probably Do Again, If I Started All OverColumn by Jay Wilburn January 15, 2020
Learn from my mistakes, even if I didn't.