Column by Susan DeFreitas
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
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.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Incunabula are the earliest known printed books. They tell the tale of power and greed, invention and creative expression. There's also mention of Dracula.
Column by Keith Rawson May 16, 2016
A brief update on Keith Rawson's life as a full time ghost writer.
Column by Susan DeFreitas April 26, 2016
Wondering which platform is the best fit for your writing? The new kid on the crowdfunding block may be your new best friend.
Column by Susan DeFreitas March 18, 2016
No one wants your book to be perfect more than your proofreader. Unfortunately, that's easier said than done.
Column by Joe Biel
Despite how things may seem, often times success in publishing is determined by how well we follow basic guidelines, schedules, and procedures.