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5 Bands/Musicians Who Might Actually Write Crime Fiction

1 hour agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Of course Nickelback made the list. Column by Max Booth III Crime is cool and awesome. If you disagree, you’re probably an undercover cop. You have to tell me if you are, you know. It’s the law. If you’re a cop, please stop reading this article. Show More Summary

The Food Pyramid for Writers

yesterdayArts / Writing : LitReactor

The Literary Food Pyramid explained. Column by Christoph Paul Writing professionally can be really hard, but dieting and losing weight is so much harder. I’ve done a lot of writing and editing in the last five years, but the trade off has been gaining 40 pounds, and none of it muscle. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Borne' by Jeff VanderMeer

2 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Giant flying bears! Review by Max Booth III Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Borne Who wrote it? I instantly fell in love with 'Borne,' and also Borne the character, and I’ve no doubt in my mind you... [Continue Reading]

The Five Be's to Being a Better Beta Buddy

2 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Want to give a friend a beta read? Want to actually be GOOD at it? Read on for some tips! Column by Leah Rhyne Beta Readers. Beta Buddies. The words can strike fear into a writer's heart. They've written a novel, yes. Poured their heart and soul into it, yes. Show More Summary

50 Signs You’re In Love With A Writer

3 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

You might be in love with a writer if... Column by Annie Neugebauer When I came up with a Jeff-Foxworthy-style “Signs You’re in Love with a Writer” post for LitReactor, I knew one thing for sure: infinite internet brains would be better than mine alone. Show More Summary

Storyville: Leaving Room for the Reader in Your Fiction

3 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Thoughts and advice on how to leave room for your readers when writing fiction. Column by Richard Thomas I was talking to a few of my favorite authors, Stephen Graham Jones and Brian Evenson, when they stopped by my Contemporary Dark Fiction class, and in both conversations the idea of “leaving room for the reader” came up. Show More Summary

10 New Female Authors That Should Be On Your Radar

5 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

With so much going on in publishing, it's easy to lose track of what's new. Here are some outstanding female authors that should be on your radar. Column by Gabino Iglesias A ton of books are published every day, and many of them are by women. Show More Summary

Oni Press 20 Years Later: 'Blue Monday' and the Pros and Cons of Colorizing Black and White Comic Books

6 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A look back at the early days of Oni Press and the republishing of 'Blue Monday' at Image Comics in color. Column by Bart Bishop Oni Press is an independent comic book publishing company formed in 1997. It made a name for itself in the...Show More Summary

What I Learned Being Mandy De Sandra

6 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

How I became Mandy De Sandra and what I learned from writing Bizarro Erotica under a pen name. Column by Christoph Paul About 3 and a half years ago, two college students started churning out kindle singles about women having sex with dinosaurs. Show More Summary

Secrets of the Slush: An Interivew with Editor and Author, Michael Nye

6 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Michael Nye is here to help authors get inside the head of an editor and avoid the slush pile. Interview by Fred Venturini Michael Nye lives, eats, and breathes literature—when he's not playing pickup basketball, anyway. As a formerShow More Summary

The Hack Chronicles—The Dadonauts: Time Management

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

Oh, boy! It's time to talk about how to schedule your writing day around your little darlings! Column by Keith Rawson For a writer, time is the enemy. I mean, it is for everybody. You’re not going to get to do everything you wanted to...Show More Summary

Tech and Product Round-up: April Edition

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

Explore new ways of reading digital content and building better habits. Column by Christopher Shultz image courtesy Hello all, welcome once again to LitReactor's monthly tech and product round-up, where we discuss the latest in technology with a writerly bent. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Entropy in Bloom' by Jeremy Robert Johnson

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

Take a stroll through the mind of one of our maddest and brightest. Review by Joshua Chaplinsky Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Entropy in Bloom Who wrote it? ['Entropy in Bloom'] will leave youShow More Summary

17 Recommended Podcasts To Help You Improve As A Writer and Human Being

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

A selection of podcasts that will not only help you grow as a writer but as a human being. Column by Michael David Wilson Initially I was going to write an article solely focussing on podcasts that can help you improve as a writer. But...Show More Summary

13 Ways to Support an Author Without Ever Spending a Dime

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

A list of ways for readers to support their favorite authors without spending money on books. Column by Steph Post I may be an author myself, but I still get it: books can be expensive. I read like a fiend and have made it a personal...Show More Summary

Storyville: Great Titles—Hooking Your Readers

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

Some ideas on how to hook your readers with your titles. Column by Richard Thomas So today we are going to be talking all about titles and hooks—how your title can grab your readers and kick off the story with information, excitement, and mystery. Show More Summary

100 Bits Of Advice Gleaned From Writing 100 LitReactor Columns

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

To celebrate 100 columns written, an author punishes himself with 100 lessons learned. Column by Peter Derk By the time you read this I'll have over 100 LitReactor columns under my belt. There have been some successes, some failures, and a whole lot to learn for someone new to the freelance writing game. Show More Summary

Book vs. Comic vs. Film: "Eight O'Clock in the Morning" vs. "Nada" vs. "They Live"

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

What better time to re-examine John Carpenter's satire on Reaganomics and its source material? Column by Christopher Shultz You've probably seen it at this point, the now infamous Pepsi commercial in which Kylie Jenner (a person famous merely for being rich) mends all social and political ails by handing a cop a cold can of tooth-rotting soda. Show More Summary

Writers: Why You Should (and Shouldn't) Start a Patreon

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

Thinking about starting a Patreon but unsure if it's the right decision? We're here to help. Column by Max Booth III If you’re reading this article, it’s probably a safe bet to assume you’re a writer, given this website is dedicated to the craft of writing. Show More Summary

Comics And Comics Movies Need Good Villains

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

Where have all the villains gone? Column by Peter Derk I’m going to spell out the problem here, right up top, so we can spend most of this column talking about the solutions. Comic books and comic book movies are filled with an ever-growing roster of great heroes. Show More Summary

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