The 2017 One Story Per Week Writing Challenge

Column by Michael David Wilson January 19, 2017
Michael David Wilson explains the basics of the 2017 One Story Per Week Challenge and invites you to join him.

Arrest Us! And The Winners Are... (Part 2)

Column by Nathan Scalia October 7, 2014
You've been waiting for it. You've been begging for it. You've been sending us unsettling, strange-smelling letters about it. We're now sufficiently freaked out to announce the Arrest Us winners!
Arrest Us Winners

Arrest Us! And The Winners Are... (Part 1)

News by Nathan Scalia August 12, 2014
We announce the winners of the publisher prize packs and the celebrity critiques for the Arrest Us! crime contest! There are exclamation points!
Arrest Us, Mulholland Books, Broken River Books, Hard Case Crime, MysteriousPres

Arrest Us: Meet The Publishers Donating Grab Bags Of Books

News by Rob Hart
Meet the four badass publishers who will be rewarding our most prolific readers!
Arrest Us! The Final Stretch

Arrest Us! The Final Stretch

News by Nathan Scalia July 14, 2014
The Arrest Us! reading deadline is in two weeks. Are you ready for the fireworks?
Arrest Us, News, Writing Challenge

The Arrest Us! Submission Window Is Closed—But The Reading Period Continues...

News by Rob Hart
The writing part is done. Let the reading part commence. Er... continue. Whatever.
Arrest Us!

Arrest Us! Submission Window Closing Soon

News by Nathan Scalia
As the submission period for Arrest Us! comes to a close, let's take a look at the past month and what we should expect in July.

Arrest Us! Week Three Progress Report

Column by Nathan Scalia June 16, 2014
Now that the official LitReactor contest Arrest Us has had some time to cook, let's check in and see how everything is going.
News, Prompts, Crime, Arrest Us, Writing Challenge

Arrest Us: LitReactor's Crime Fiction Writing Challenge Is Open For Submissions

News by Rob Hart June 2, 2014
Our crime fiction writing challenge is open to submissions! Get 'em in! Read some stuff!
Arrest Us, Crime, News, Prompts, Site, Writing Challenge

'Arrest Us' - Announcing LitReactor's Crime Fiction Writing Challenge

News by Rob Hart May 19, 2014
Are you ready for the next big writing challenge? This time we're doing crime fiction! New genre. New rules. New prizes. Get in there.
Teleport Us Writing Challenge

TELEPORT US! - Rewarding Our Top Stories!

News by Jessica Taylor April 19, 2013
We've crunched the numbers and came away with our top rated stories, as voted on by our members!
Teleport Us! - Top Reviewers!

Teleport Us! - Rewarding the Top Reviewers!

News by Jessica Taylor April 12, 2013
Hold on to your butts! Today we announced our Top Reviewers and the awesome prizes they'll be receiving. Get ready to be jealous, these folks are awesome and so are their rewards!
Teleport Us

Teleport Us: Hitting The Halfway Point, Plus Announcing More Prizes For Readers and Writers!

News by Jessica Taylor February 15, 2013
Have you gotten in on the excitement of our sci-fi writing challenge? Find out what you're missing, where to start, and why you want to do this!
LitReactor: Teleport Us Writing Challenge

Teleport Us: LitReactor's Sci-Fi Writing Challenge Is Open For Submissions

News by Rob Hart February 1, 2013
Our sci-fi writing challenge is open to submissions! Get 'em in! Read some stuff! And meet some of the authors who've offered to read and critique the top-rated stories...
'Teleport Us' - LitReactor's Second Writing Challenge

'Teleport Us' - LitReactor's Sci-Fi Writing Challenge

News by Rob Hart January 2, 2013
Our horror fiction challenge is in the bag. Time to switch genres... Announcing 'Teleport Us' - LitReactor's Second Writing Challenge! New rules. New genre. New prizes!
WAR2: PRIDE - The LitReactor Battle Tournament

(Un)Official Presents: WAR2: PRIDE - The LitReactor Battle Tournament

News by Jessica Taylor October 12, 2012
Last February a challenge was issued: join US in a grueling, tournament-style short story battle competition. Now the time has come to once again wage WAR!
SCARE US! - The Final Roundup of Author Feedback!

SCARE US! - The Final Roundup of Author Feedback!

News by Jessica Taylor October 9, 2012
LitReactor's first official writing challenge has drawn to a close. Let's take a look at the final round of feedback awarded to our challenge winners.
SCARE US!  - Rewarding Our Top Stories!

SCARE US! - Rewarding Our Top Stories!

News by Jessica Taylor August 28, 2012
Today we announce our Top Stories! Rewards will be given, along with a few surprises! Check out the list of stories that made it to the top of LitReactor's first official writing challenge!
LitReactor Scare Us! - Roundup

Scare Us! - A Roundup Of Phase One of the Challenge

News by Jessica Taylor August 1, 2012
LitReactor's first official writing challenge is drawing to a close, but the fun isn't quite over yet. Now it's time to take a peek at how all this worked, the challenges, and what to look forward to.
Horror, News, Prompts, Scare Us, Short Stories, Site, Writing Challenge

Checking In On Our First Official Writing Challenge: It's Not Too Late To 'Scare Us!'

News by Rob Hart July 20, 2012
We're past the halfway point on our first official writing challenge. Time to take a measure of where we are. There's no turning back now--but there's still plenty of time to get in on the fun.
'Scare Us!' - A LitReactor writing challenge

'Scare Us!' - LitReactor's First Official Writing Challenge Launches

News by Dennis Widmyer July 2, 2012
LitReactor launches its first official writing challenge. Be afraid. Then make us afraid. And maybe win stuff!
LitReactor's First Official Writing Challenge: "Scare Us"

LitReactor's First Official Writing Challenge: "Scare Us"

News by Dennis Widmyer June 4, 2012
Announcing our first official writing challenge. Write a horror story for the month of June and submit it to the site starting on July 1st. Details await inside.