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Bookshots: 'Miracle Girls' by M.B. Caschetta

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Vision-touched Cee-Cee and the war-protesting nuns of Christ's Most Precious Wounds are out to stop the Romeville Snatcher. Review by Christopher Shultz Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Miracle Girls Who...Show More Summary

Good Money For Good Writing: The Steven Brill And Jill Abramson Startup

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Steven Brill and Jill Abramson made some announcements regarding their new startup, a publication that focuses on long-form writing and profit-sharing. News by Peter Derk If you don't recognize the names, it's cool. They aren't the first thing you need to know. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'The Sleepworker' by Cyrille Martinez

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Any book which features Andy Warhol jerking off in the shower has a place on my shelf. Review by Cath Murphy Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: The Sleepworker Who wrote it? Cyrille Martinez, a poet...Show More Summary

The NaNoWriMo Survival Kit

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

I teach you how to cope with the long-haul goals of NaNoWriMo. From psychological tricks to help motivate yourself to what you can eat, drink, and wear—I cover it all. Column by Robbie Blair So, you've taken on the challenge of NaNo and you've nailed your first week. Show More Summary

Check out Dan J. Fiore's ARREST US! Story in the New Issue of Thuglit

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Issue 14 of Thuglit is now available, and it includes "Heart" by Dan J. Fiore! News by Rob Hart The first of the three ARREST US! Thuglit winners has landed! Issue 14 of Thuglit is now available, and it includes "Heart" by Dan J. Fiore,...Show More Summary

December Book Club Selection: 'After the People Lights Have Gone Off' by Stephen Graham Jones

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

December's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'After the People Lights Have Gone Off' by Stephen Graham Jones. News by Joshua Chaplinsky Every month here at LitReactor, we celebrate reading with a new selection in our Book Club. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Shark' by Will Self

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Will Self's latest effort will latch on to you and pull you under if you're not careful - and that's a good thing. Review by Ryan Peverly Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Shark Who wrote it? A journey...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Excavation: A Memoir' by Wendy C. Ortiz

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

You know that song by The Police, 'Don't Stand So Close to Me'? Someone should have played it for Wendy C. Ortiz' 8th Grade English teacher. Review by Naturi Thomas-Millard Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Excavation: A Memoir Who wrote it? Shocking and universal, written in tones both measured and raw. Show More Summary

Sweet or Low: The Novel That Ads Built

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Is Hillary Carlip's new project full of sweet highs, or is it all artificial lows? News by Peter Derk Our friends at Urban Dictionary define "sell out" like this: One who betrays a cause for personal advancement. By that definition, Hillary Carlip's newest book, Find Me I'm Yours, might not technically involve selling out. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Our Secret Life in the Movies' by Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A review of new fiction by Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree Review by Ed Sikov Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Our Secret Life in the Movies Who wrote it? 'Our Secret Life in the Movies' may very well...Show More Summary

LitReactor Community Spotlight: October 2014

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

The official LitReactor community update for October 2014. Column by Nathan Scalia If you live in the US, November is the month of giving thanks to entire peoples your culture nearly genocided out of existence. For everyone else, November...Show More Summary

Ten More Well-Written Horror Films

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

One year later...IT RETURNS!!!! Column by Christopher Shultz Happy Halloween everyone! If you're like me—a lover of the macabre and an all-around weirdo—then today is basically Christmas for you. This is the day adult-you hearkens back to childhood by donning a costume, gorging on miniature-sized candies, and letting the devil in for a little while. Show More Summary

Take Umbridge: J.K. Rowling Releases Halloween Short

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

J.K. Rowling releases a short Halloween story featuring the cheerfully evil Dolores Umbridge. News by Peter Derk Treat-or-Treat! J.K. Rowling has released a special short story profiling one of the viler characters in the Potterverse,...Show More Summary

Culling The Classics: Frankenstein

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Sifting through history, one classic at a time. Column by Brian McGackin After a brief sabbatical, during which I may or may not have competed in a ghost story competition in a villa on the banks of a Swiss lake, I have returned to cull as many classics as sense and good fortune will allow. Show More Summary

Grady Hendrix's 'Horrorstor' Moving To Television

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Grady Hendrix's Ikea-based horror novel 'Horrorstor' is being adapted for television. News by Peter Derk Hold on tight to those Grundtals, and don't forget to check for monsters behind that Hemnes. Horrorstör, Grady Hendrix's Ikea-inspired...Show More Summary

Happy Halloween: 5 Creepy Regional Stories

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A grab-bag of spine-tingling tales to make you go "WTF!" Column by John Jarzemsky photo credit: buzzfeed.com It's the most wonderful time of the year. That time when ghosts and goblins roam the streets, terrorizing innocent neighborhoods with demands for candy and promises of fantastic and horrifying lawsuits tricks. Show More Summary

Author Alex Garland Is Now A Film Director

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

The official teaser trailer for 'Ex Machina', the directorial debut of Alex Garland, is now online. News by Joshua Chaplinsky Best selling author Alex Garland (the overrated The Beach, the underrated The Tesseract) hasn't published a new novel in almost ten years. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'The Last Projector' By David James Keaton

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Look! Up in the sky! It's a jellyfish! It's a squid! It's a dildo! No, wait, it's David James Keaton's Post-Modern Crime novel, 'The Last Projector'! Review by Keith Rawson Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: The...Show More Summary

Attention Deficit Creators

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Some discussion of my own journey with ADD and my choice to get off meds, along with a look at attention deficit tendencies in creative individuals and how to cope with those tendencies. Column by Robbie Blair Back in July, I took a two-month break from all my obligations. Show More Summary

10 Questions with LitReactor Instructor and Memoirist Cooper Lee Bombardier

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

What would you like to know about queer and trans writers? We caught up with writer and LitReactor instructor, Cooper Lee Bombardier, to ask ten questions about his work. Interview by Mary Breaden 2014 has been an incredible year for trans artists. Show More Summary

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