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 April 30, 2019
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 March 23, 2018
In honor of Flannery O'Connor's birthday, a set of 5 key stories that'll convince you she's one of the greats.
Column by Emmanuel Nataf January 19, 2018
Want to sink your teeth into the best short stories, but you don’t know where to start? Check out these awesome literary magazines that champion short-form fiction.
Column by Michael David Wilson January 15, 2018
After the One Story Per Week Challenge in 2017 it's time to set new writing goals and challenges for the new year.
Column by Michael David Wilson January 12, 2018
Looking back at the lessons learnt from the One Story Per Week Writing Challenge.
Column by Max Booth III
It’s Halloween, so let’s celebrate by reading some spooky stories.
Column by Annie Neugebauer October 17, 2017
A list of yummy seasonal reading. Books on this list are overtly Halloween-themed multi-author anthologies focusing on short stories. 13 lucky options to fill your October with creepy fiction!
Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Take a stroll through the mind of one of our maddest and brightest.