Interview by Rob Hart
Delilah S. Dawson has written in multiple genres, dabbled in the Star Wars universe, taught for us at LitReactor... and now she's making the move over to comic books!
Column by Richard Thomas January 16, 2017 (4) comments
101 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year as a Writer Yet
Column by Rob Hart
Rob Hart's third novel is out today. It touches on ritual, which got him thinking about rituals. So he asked authors—from Lidia Yuknavitch to Stephen Graham Jones to Irvine Welsh—to share their own.
Column by Keith Rawson September 26, 2016 (1) comments
Ah, do the first novel blues have you biting your nails and tearing out clumps of hair? Hopefully this listicle will help you find a little balance.
Column by Rob Hart July 13, 2016 (2) comments
Six writers went into the woods. They all came out with words. Here's what happened. Spoiler alert: Nothing really that crazy, and seriously, why don't writers do this more often?
Column by Raine Winters June 21, 2016 (59) comments
Does medication really stifle creativity?
Column by Michael David Wilson May 23, 2016 (2) comments
An exploration into the Pomodoro Technique, timers and how you can use them to improve your writing habits.
Column by Rob Hart May 4, 2016 (11) comments
Want to boost your productivity? Rob Hart (author of two novels, two upcoming novels, a James Patterson novella, holder of two jobs, and father to a new baby) offers some insight.
Column by Raine Winters April 19, 2016 (1) comments
WARNING: Extreme cuteness contained within.
Column by Raine Winters March 9, 2016 (4) comments
Trauma affects every part of our lives, including our work. As writers, how do we overcome such events and use our pain to strengthen our craft skills?
Column by Michael David Wilson January 15, 2016 (2) comments
Find out how to write goals you can actually achieve using the SMART approach.
Column by Brandon Tietz December 7, 2015 (1) comments
You've just completed NaNoWriMo and have a messy first draft to show for it. Now what?
Column by BH Shepherd October 14, 2015 (1) comments
An unflinching personal look at one of the scariest occupational hazards facing writers.
News by Rob Hart
How do you revive a stalled story? How do know you're done? How do you write that dreaded synopsis? What's next? We've got a class starting soon that can help...
Column by Rob Hart September 8, 2015 (15) comments
The title says it all. Buckle up. Put on your helmet. Rob Hart is about to hurt some feelings.
Interview by Rob Hart
John Skipp on short stories, his new LitReactor class, and his latest collection: "The Art of Horrible People."
Column by Rob Hart August 28, 2015 (8) comments
Debut father and debut novelist Rob Hart talks to other parent-writers about baby-proofing bookshelves, finding time to write, and how to keep proprieties in order.
Column by Cath Murphy August 27, 2015 (15) comments
People say they write for lots of reasons. All of them are lying. All of them are wrong.
Interview by Rob Hart June 29, 2015 (3) comments
Joshua Mohr—acclaimed author and LitReactor instructor extraordinaire—has a new book out, so him and Rob Hart talked about finding time to write when you have a baby.
I Killed Twenty People (But Not the Dog): 10 Things I Learned Writing HIT, My Violent Teen Assassin NovelColumn by Delilah S. Dawson April 28, 2015 (4) comments
Delilah S. Dawson shares what she learned while writing her latest novel—from the importance of counting clocks to letting the characters say the wrong thing. And why you just don't kill a dog.
Column by Brandon Tietz April 1, 2015 (13) comments
A guide to this year's AWP, taking place in Minneapolis.
A Generation of People Shunned Standards in Writing and Journalism...You Won't BELIEVE What Happened Next!Column by John Jarzemsky December 19, 2014 (1) comments
The Internet has given everybody a voice, but are we being conscientious enough about the way we're talking to one another?
News by Peter Derk December 2, 2014 (1) comments
Got a rough holiday party coming up? No worries. LitReactor's here for you with a game that'll help get you through, and you might even collect some good material.
Column by Cath Murphy November 10, 2014 (21) comments
This year male entitlement has fucked up football, video games, pop music, atheism and the childhood of anyone who watched Rolf Harris on TV. Now it's fucked up writing. Why am I not surprised?