News by Raine Winters May 27, 2015
I think I just died a little inside.
Column by Christopher Shultz May 8, 2015
WARNING: HUGE SPOILERS. Sometimes, there are villains in fiction that we hate with a burning passion, and seeing them die satiates our bloodlusty desires.
News by Emily Rose Lathrop May 6, 2015
Cary Fukunaga has reportedly found his Pennywise.
News by Raine Winters
Get the lowdown on The Edgar Awards!
Column by Raine Winters
In celebration of April Fool's Day, here is a list of books containing famous scenes of tomfoolery.
Column by Peter Derk March 20, 2015
Writers are known for their boozing. What happens when an amateur writer tries out professional drinking?
News by Peter Derk February 13, 2015
An adaptation of Stephen King's '11/22/63' is headed to Hulu.
Column by Christopher Shultz
Sometimes we have to go back before we can move forward, and what better time to review than at the onset of a new year?
Column by Christopher Shultz December 15, 2014
Ghosts, paranoid a-holes, junkies, jewel thiefs, killer Santas, and secret societies: these and more spell out Christmas for the weirdoes!
Review by Christopher Shultz
Five tales that blur reality to some degree, featuring Stephen King and Ramsey Campbell, amongst others.
Column by Cath Murphy November 21, 2014
With 54 novels, 5 non-fiction works and several crypts-worth of short stories under his belt, it doesn't seem like there's much left for Stephen King to write about. Except there is...
Column by Leah Rhyne October 28, 2014
I thought I was going to be Luna Lovegood for Halloween...my daughter decided otherwise...so now I'm judging ALL literary Halloween costumes. Look out, costumes! I'm coming!
Column by Ryan Peverly
Browse a bookshelf and chances are you'll find several titles that aren't exactly as they appear — books in costume, masquerading in one genre when they're really something else entirely.
Column by Richard Thomas
In the first book of a new trilogy, Bill Hodges chases a new killer, one with a taste for mass executions.
Column by Max Booth III September 19, 2014
One day, Max will have to explain to his grandchildren why he spent an entire Sunday writing this article.
Column by Ed Sikov August 11, 2014
Illness is a great subject for literature; it's surprising there aren't more disease novels.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky June 3, 2014
Two horror mister/meister/masters face off in an epic battle of linguistic prowess.
Column by Richard Thomas February 10, 2014
Three essential books on writing by Stephen King, Donald Maas and Jeff VanderMeer.
Column by Christopher Shultz January 8, 2014
You hear about errors of historical fact in nonfiction books all the time, committed either intentionally or unintentionally. But are these inaccuracies merely par for the genre's course?
News by Dean Fetzer December 9, 2013
The best-selling horror writer has set up a Twitter account, getting 30,000 followers in 3 minutes before warning fans “not expect too much”.
Column by Leah Rhyne December 5, 2013
In the first Prose & Conversation column, Richard and Leah talk 'The Shining,' 'Doctor Sleep,' and why we think Stephen King hates Kubrick's movie.
Column by Karina Wilson November 22, 2013
50 years ago today six seconds changed everything. Lurid takes a look at the way the fatal JFK headshot ricocheted out of myth and into modern fiction.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky
December's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'Doctor Sleep' by Stephen King.
Column by Christopher Shultz October 28, 2013
At three film adaptations now, Stephen King’s first novel is shaping up to be one of his most enduring. But which version really gets it right, and which ones don’t?