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.

Guts and Sinew: The Relentless Vitality of Richard Stark's Parker

Column by Bart Bishop March 29, 2016
A look back at Richard Stark's Parker, the professional thief that starred in 24 novels, and specifically 'Comeback'. Released in 1997, it was the first Parker novel in 23 years.
Sherlock Holmes is officially in the public domain in the United States.

You Won't Believe What A Federal Judge Has Ruled In The Sherlock Holmes Rights Case...

News by Rob Hart December 27, 2013
A federal judge has ruled that the character of Sherlock Holmes is officially in the public domain in the United States. Go write some Holmes/Watson slash fiction to celebrate!

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: May Edition

Column by Taylor Houston May 31, 2013
Flash! (ahh-hh) It's flash fiction time!

Embracing the Impossible: The Fantastical Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Column by Rajan Khanna February 25, 2013
A look at Sherlock Holmes's more fantastical adventures.
Sherlock Holmes Scholar Sues Arthur Conan Doyle's Estate

Sherlock Holmes Scholar Sues Arthur Conan Doyle's Estate

News by Christopher Shultz February 20, 2013
An expert in all-things "elementary" claims the author's relatives have no right to demand licensing fees, as the Holmes universe is now public domain.

Sherlock Holmes (On CBS) Vs. Sherlock Holmes (On BBC)

Column by Rob Hart October 5, 2012
Both CBS and BBC now have modern-day takes on Sherlock Holmes. Comparisons were inevitable. Let's discuss.
BBC's Sherlock May Be Drawing To A Close

BBC's Sherlock May Be Drawing To A Close, Plus Hints About The Third Season

News by Rob Hart
BBC's brilliant series 'Sherlock' could be ending after the third season, and showrunner Stephen Moffat is dropping hints about which classic Doyle stories might be included.

A Study In Sherlock

Column by Rob Hart May 30, 2012
One of the most popular character templates in literature is the Christ-like figure. But there's another template that's not as enduring and is way more interesting: The Sherlock-like figure.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Home Saved

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Home Saved...For Now

News by Kimberly Turner May 30, 2012
A High Court ruled today that Undershaw, the home where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle penned 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, cannot be turned into townhomes. Preservationists are pleased but the fight's not over
Sherlock Holmes 'Elementary,' CBS

Here's A Preview For CBS' New Sherlock Holmes Show, 'Elementary'

News by Rob Hart May 17, 2012
CBS has released a preview of its new show, 'Elementary,' a modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes. It looks... okay.

LURID: Autopsy Moxie

Column by Karina Wilson May 3, 2012
Do you read dead people? Lurid looks at our fascination with violent deaths and the fine forensic minds who make sense out of senseless killing.
BBC renews 'Sherlock' for a third season

BBC Renews 'Sherlock' For A Third Season

News by Rob Hart January 17, 2012
The BBC has renewed its hit show 'Sherlock' for a third season--which is great news for fans, especially after the explosive ending of season two.