The 20 Best Horror Stories Available Online for Free

Column by Max Booth III
It’s Halloween, so let’s celebrate by reading some spooky stories.

Celebrating Success: How 5 Authors Celebrated Their First Story Sale

Column by Michael David Wilson July 31, 2017
An exploration of how five authors celebrated that sweetest of sales.

A Head Full of Tropes: Finding New Life in Dead Ideas

Column by JS Breukelaar
Some horror tropes refuse to die. And that's a good thing.

Community Spotlight: Summer 2017 Edition

Column by Peter Derk May 26, 2017
Mongrels, A Woman From Prague, Regurgitations, and old threads back from the dead. It's time for a summer spotlight.

The Odd Jobs of 7 Famous Writers

Column by Max Booth III January 26, 2017
Oyster pirates and potato chip inspectors, oh my!

The 16 Most Anticipated Horror Books of 2017

Column by Max Booth III January 13, 2017
A look at the best horror coming your way this year.

12 Horror Novellas to Read on Halloween Night

Column by Max Booth III October 24, 2016
Short spooks perfect for Halloween night.

6 Podcast Episodes That Will Make You a Better Writer

Column by Max Booth III August 29, 2016
Check out some podcasts that'll help improve your craft.

Weird as F@#K Horror

Column by JS Breukelaar June 29, 2016
Weird horror vs. horror horror? What are we thinking?

The Desert Island Bands of 13 of Your Favorite Writers

Column by Max Booth III June 17, 2016
We asked 13 writers how their desert island bands have affected their own writing. Answers from Chuck Palahniuk, Stephen Graham Jones, Josh Malerman, and many others!

How Important Is Word Count? 7 Writers Discuss Their Output

Column by Michael David Wilson June 3, 2016
Exploring how much writers write and how important daily word counts are.
Mongrels

Bookshots: 'Mongrels' by Stephen Graham Jones

Review by Max Booth III May 10, 2016
We dig our claws deep into SGJ's 'Mongrels', AKA 'French Fry Bandits of the Game Show Revolution'.

Writing Tag Teams: How to Collaborate on a Novel

Column by Max Booth III
A look into why and how to collaborate on a novel, with advice from some of the best in the business.

One Month of Reading Stephen Graham Jones: A Primer

Column by Michael David Wilson February 1, 2016
An introduction to the work of Stephen Graham Jones.

Storyville: My 8 Most Anticipated Books of 2016

Column by Richard Thomas January 8, 2016
My list of most anticipated books for 2016.

The Best Horror Book Covers. Ever!

Column by George Cotronis October 15, 2015
We take a look at the best horror book covers ever made. According to me.

Zombies Aren’t Dead

Column by Michael David Wilson July 15, 2015
A guide to original zombie stories in 2015.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2014

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 15, 2014
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2014.

LitReactor Community Spotlight: November 2014

Column by Nathan Scalia December 10, 2014
The official LitReactor community update for November 2014.
LitReactor Book Club

December Book Club Selection: 'After the People Lights Have Gone Off' by Stephen Graham Jones

News by Joshua Chaplinsky November 4, 2014
December's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'After the People Lights Have Gone Off' by Stephen Graham Jones.

LitReactor Community Spotlight: October 2014

Column by Nathan Scalia
The official LitReactor community update for October 2014.

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

Column by Taylor Houston May 30, 2014
15 words or less about this old house. Go.
This Is Horror to Release 'The Elvis Room' by Stephen Graham Jones

This Is Horror Unlocks 'The Elvis Room' by Stephen Graham Jones

News by Joshua Chaplinsky March 14, 2014
Stephen's supernatural spinetingler is the latest chapbook release from the fine folks over at This Is Horror.
Bookshots: 'States Of Grace' by Stephen Graham Jones

Bookshots: 'States Of Grace' by Stephen Graham Jones

Review by Christopher Shultz February 26, 2014
Fifty short, short stories exploring the mundane, the depraved, and all points in-between.

Storyville: My Ten Favorite Short Stories of 2013

Column by Richard Thomas December 12, 2013
Here are my ten favorite short stories for 2013.