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Blog Post Archive

Product Review: KleverCase Cover For Tablets and eReaders

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The perfect case for anyone who loves the tactile beauty of physical books and the convenience of eBooks. Column by Christopher Shultz You know the argument by now: eBooks are inherently inferior because they're delivered via a cold tablet device that lacks the material warmth of a physical book. Show More Summary

Dark Horse Premieres on Comixology

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It’s about damn time! News by Raine Winters In a surprise move I’m sure fans are fawning over, Dark Horse Comics has agreed to sell its complete digital graphic novel and manga catalog on Comixology, reports Publishers Weekly. Comixology,...Show More Summary

Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club 4 Kids

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Let papa Palahniuk read you the bedtime story to end all bedtime stories. News by Peter Derk Finally, finally you can share one of your favorite books with a younger generation with this new, kid-friendly version of Fight Club. Kids are already familiar with many of Fight Club's tropes. Show More Summary

5 Ways to Fall in Love with Your Character

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These tips and tricks may help you find love again! Column by Raine Winters I remember the first time I fell in love with a character in my writing. There I was at two in the morning, typing the last few words of my first ever novel-length manuscript, when it hit me. Show More Summary

Bookshots: ‘The Cartel’ By Don Winslow

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A brief review of 'The Cartel' By Don Winslow. Review by Keith Rawson Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: The Cartel Who wrote it? If this was a just world, 'The Cartel' would be Winslow’s true breakout...Show More Summary

10 Reasons To Draft 10 Times

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Ever tried drafting a piece 10 times? Maybe you should. Maybe you need to. Column by Peter Derk There was this time I had to write something, and it had to be perfect. I was headed to a workshop with my idol. I wanted to know what one of my literary heroes thought of my work, and I wanted to know what he thought of my best work. Show More Summary

Tips for the Traveling Writer

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Even if writing is a part-time or hobbyist endeavor, travel is one of the best ways to fuel inspiration and break out of a lethargic, counterproductive day-to-day routine. Column by Leah Dearborn If you live anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere, chances are good that you’re on the brink of some of the nicest weather of the year. Show More Summary

Amazon to Pay Authors by eBook Pages Read

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Pay-Per-Page may be just what Kindle Select authors need. News by Raine Winters Amazon has done it again. The giant of a company has taken innovation in publishing to a new level by finding a way to provide eBook authors with more royalties. Starting...Show More Summary

5 Great Books About the Craft of Writing

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Sometimes you'd rather read about writing than write. That's okay, we got you covered. Column by George Cotronis Writing is hard. Sometimes you need advice or inspiration, or you just want to read something that's gonna put you in the headspace for writing. Show More Summary

Crichton's World: From Spielberg to Trevorrow

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How does the latest cinematic outing into the 'Jurassic' universe stack up to its literary and Spielbergian predecessors? Column by Christopher Shultz This year marks the 25th anniversary of Michael Crichton's novel Jurassic Park, aShow More Summary

You Can Find Me In The Tub: Waterproof Books

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

New project creates waterproof versions of classics. News by Peter Derk There's nothing quite like reading in the bath tub. Although most of us could certainly do without the continuous, low-level terror that comes with the risk of dropping a book into the water. Show More Summary

Writing Life

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Write what you know. Write your life. Write your body. Write YOU. What if what you know isn't interesting enough to write? What then? Are you stuck forever in mediocrity? Column by Leah Rhyne It all started at a writer's conference in Minneapolis earlier this year. Show More Summary

Cornell Unwittingly Purchases Stolen Antique Books

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Buyers, beware! News by Raine Winters Buyers, beware! A 17th century book stolen from the National Library of Sweden was unwittingly purchased by Cornell University, reports the Ithaca Journal. The text in question, along with two other...Show More Summary

11 Tips For Startup Publishers With A Small Budget

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Got big dreams and a small amount of money? Here's some advice. Column by Michael David Wilson This isn't an exhaustive guide to starting up a publishing house. That would require an entire book (yes I'm open to a book deal if anyone wants to get in touch). Show More Summary

F. Scott Fitzgerald reviews 'Rich Kids of Instagram'

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F. Scott Fitzgerald reviews 'Rich Kids of Instagram' by Maya Sloan. Column by Cath Murphy Maya Sloan's novel Rich Kids of Instagram, published in July 2014 and based on the popular Tumblr account of the same name, documents the fictional lives of a group of wildly rich and dissolute young people who like to party in the Hamptons. Show More Summary

Starz Officially Orders 'American Gods' Series

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Rejoice! Give thanks to all the pantheons! Starz has officially ordered a series based on Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods. ' News by Emily Rose Lathrop It's finally happening, people: Starz has put in a straight-to-series order for Neil Gaiman's American Gods. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Banks in Talks to Direct ‘Red Queen’

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Fan favorite Elizabeth Banks is in talks to direct the upcoming film adaptation of Victoria Aveyard's 'Red Queen.' News by Riki Cleveland Attention fans of bestselling young adult fiction—this is not a drill! Victoria Aveyard’s epicShow More Summary

Bookshots: 'Paradise Sky' by Joe R. Lansdale

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A concise review of 'Paradise Sky' by the one and only Joe R. Lansdale. Review by BH Shepherd Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Paradise Sky Who wrote it? Watching a Lansdale character slowly reveal their many layers over the course of a story is always rewarding. Joe R. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Summerlong' By Dean Bakopoulos

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A brief review of 'Summerlong' By Dean Bakopoulos. Review by Keith Rawson Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Summerlong Who wrote it? Bakopoulos is a very talented novelist and there are some great,...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Here Are The Young Men' by Rob Doyle

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Four friends are up to no good to hide the fact that they are up to nothing. Review by Christine J. Schmidt Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Here Are The Young Men Who wrote it? Perhaps the real fear is that no matter what, eventually everything will go back to how it was. Debut novelist Rob Doyle. Show More Summary

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