Column by John Skipp May 25, 2020
Enjoy these COVID stories from Skipp, all bundled together using the ABC model. May they inspire you to construct your own.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky
Kathe Kola's fantastic new collection comes out tomorrow, but you could be reading it now.
Interview by Tyler Jones January 29, 2020
An interview with Paul Tremblay on the craft of writing.
Column by Max Booth III
Maybe the next season will feature more than one female writer?
Column by Michael David Wilson October 31, 2019
Happy Halloween! Today we're treating you with twenty scary stories to read this Halloween. FOR FREE.
Interview by Rob Hart October 9, 2019
LitReactor's class director Rob Hart poses some tough and mostly uninformed questions to Managing Editor Joshua Chaplinsky, whose short story collection is available now from Clash Books.
Column by Richard Thomas
Thoughts on the differences between novels and short stories, specifically when it comes to pacing and depth.
Review by Peter Derk September 12, 2019
A funeral for the traditional short story, presented to you as a Chuck Klosterman book.
Column by David James Keaton
"Tales From the Crust: An Anthology of Pizza Horror" is out today, and it is a plague unleashed upon the horror genre. Read the intro, for free, RIGHT HERE!
Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner August 22, 2019
It's Ray Bradbury's birthday. Let's celebrate by talking about the art of short story writing and his contribution.
Keith Rosson’s Debut Story Collection, 'Folk Songs for Trauma Surgeons', to be Published by Meerkat PressNews by Joshua Chaplinsky
The stories delve into notions of family, grief, identity, loss, and hope, with the merging of literary fiction and magical realism that Rosson has explored in his previous novels.
Column by Annie Neugebauer
Are you a writer who's only tried your hand at novels, poetry, or essays? Here are 9 reasons writing short fiction might be worth your time.
Interview by Matthew Burnside
Matthew Burnside sat down with Josh Denslow to talk about writing and the release of his new collection, "Not Everyone Is Special".
Column by Luke Kondor
Want to start a fiction podcast? Here's what worked for the successful The Other Stories Podcast.
Column by BH Shepherd
A fun exercise to help you push forward when writing your novel becomes a slog.
Rob Hart Crowdsources An Interview for His Food Noir Collection And Settles The 'Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich' DebateInterview by Rob Hart
'Take-Out' hits stores today, so Rob asked a bunch of people on social media to ask him questions. Some of them were very clever and thoughtful. Some... not so much.
Column by Dino Parenti October 30, 2018
OG LitReactor Dino Parenti talks the long hard road to the release of his new collection.
Column by Darrin Doyle October 26, 2018
Invigorate your short fiction by restraining word count.
Column by Annie Neugebauer August 24, 2018
13 killer stories you can read for free online right now! What are you waiting for?
Interview by Annie Neugebauer
It's finally here! Literary horror anthology "Suspended in Dusk II" from Grey Matter Press. To celebrate, we spoke to editor Simon Dewar and publisher Anthony Rivera.
Column by Justin Hunter
While it's tempting to revisit old stories that never quite got off the ground, it can be harmful to your progress as a writer.
Column by Joshua Isard
Make Freytag's Pyramid work for you, not the other way around.
Column by Annie Neugebauer March 29, 2018
Twenty markets to submit your speculative short stories to. Professional pay + open now/soon. Options for fantasy, science fiction, horror, and more!
Column by Peter Derk
In honor of Flannery O'Connor's birthday, a set of 5 key stories that'll convince you she's one of the greats.