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Gerard Way, 'The Children's Crusade' and the Death Rattle of Vertigo Comics

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

In the wake of Gerard Way's Young Animals mature comics imprint announcement, we look back at that time Vertigo attempted a line-wide crossover. Column by Bart Bishop DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint was once the shining jewel of mainstream comic books. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Smoke' by Dan Vyleta

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

In a version of Victorian England, emotions manifest as Smoke pouring out of the body. Is it a disease? Is it sin? Why is there such an effort to control Smoke and information about it? Review by Stephanie Bonjack Bookshots: PumpingShow More Summary

CLIFFHANGERS: How 'Game of Thrones' Got It Right and 'The Walking Dead' Didn’t

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

'Game of Thrones' got its cliffhanger season ending right. 'The Walking Dead' got it wrong. Why? Column by Cath Murphy BEWARE OF SPOILERS (Obviously) We all love cliffhangers, but no one loves a cliffhanger ending more than a showrunner for an expensive drama-based tv series. Show More Summary

Exploring The Pomodoro Technique and Timers to Improve Productivity and Write More

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

An exploration into the Pomodoro Technique, timers and how you can use them to improve your writing habits. Column by Michael David Wilson I’m a productivity junkie. For a long-time now I’ve been obsessed with squeezing the most out of the day and optimising the way I work. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'The Nice Guys: The Official Movie Novelization' by Charles Ardai

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A look at Charles Ardai's novelization of Shane Black's "The Nice Guys". Review by Max Booth III Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: The Nice Guys: The Official Movie Novelization Who wrote it? In aShow More Summary

12 Superman Stories You And Zack Snyder Should Read

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Disappointed by the Superman you've seen on screen lately? Read these books, fall in love with the Man of Steel all over again. Column by Peter Derk I saw Man Of Steel. I saw Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice. I've seen what Zack Snyder...Show More Summary

Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From (Part One)

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Part one of our in-depth discussion with the author of 'Locke & Key', 'Horns' and 'The Fireman'. Interview by Paul Michael Anderson Photo: Gage Skidmore Craig Spector, one of the founders of splatterspunk, once explained to me in anShow More Summary

Every Anne Rice Novel Summarized in 140 Characters or Less

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

The Anne Rice oeuvre gets the Twitter treatment for the uninitiated. Column by Joshua Chaplinsky Book image via Brad Murgen Inspired by the column that almost became a segment on the Queen Latifah Show: Every Stephen King Novel Summarized in 140 Characters or Less by Max Booth III First, a few caveats, based on reactions to my previous column,... [Continue Reading]

All's Well That Ends Well: On Marriage And Closure

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Will Shakespeare and Jane Austen certainly had no qualms about ending a story at the alter. But marriage has changed over the centuries, and even since the rom-coms of the '90s. Column by Leah Dearborn Wedding season is almost upon us. Show More Summary

Chuck Palahniuk Writing And Kickstarting 'Lullaby' Movie

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Chuck Palahniuk is writing a 'Lullaby' screenplay and Kickstarting the production. It's really happening. News by Peter Derk Chuck Palahniuk fans know the pain of movie adaptations come and gone. Tuesday we're hearing about a Survivor movie, Wednesday it's a James Franco version of Rant. Show More Summary

Six Habits of Prolific Writers (and How to Make Them Yours)

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

If you’ve ever fought to get the work done or dreamed of being a high-volume writer, here are six habits to cultivate. Column by Riki Cleveland Almost every writer out there dreams of being prolific. We all aspire to be the writer who puts out an abundant amount of quality work, drawing in new readers and fulfilling our creative destiny. Show More Summary

How Running A Writing Contest For Kids Can Change Your Life (or at least your perspective...)

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

This spring I ran a small writing contest at my child's elementary school. It was the best writing job I've ever imagined. Column by Leah Rhyne It all began with a phone call. "Would you be interested in helping to run the school's annual Reading Night," asked a friendly voice at the other end of the line. Show More Summary

A Conversation With Alex Segura About PR, Archie Comics, And His New Novel 'Down the Darkest Street'

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

New dad, PR man, comic editor, mystery writer. How does Alex Segura do it? Find out in his interview! Interview by Rob Hart Alex Segura wears many hats. He's a new dad. He does PR for Archie Comics. He's the editor for Dark Circle Comic. Show More Summary

5 Reasons Why Children's Books Are Bullshit

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

5 reasons why you should reconsider what you read your dumb children. Column by Max Booth III Let’s say, for the purpose of this article, I have a son. Let’s call him something like...I don’t know, Former President William Howard Taft. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday' by Debbie Graber

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

95% of employees surveyed think you should go out and buy this book right away Review by Cath Murphy Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday Who wrote it? Graber digs into the...Show More Summary

In Remembrance of ‘Geek Love’ Author Katherine Dunn

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Three major publications remember her life’s works. News by Raine Winters Image: Katherine Dunn in 1969 (Bob Peterson) Geek Love author Katherine Dunn passed away in Portland, Oregon this past Thursday from complications due to lung cancer, reports the LA Times. Show More Summary

Try To Be A Ghost: The Life and Times Of A Professional Ghostwriter

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A brief update on Keith Rawson's life as a full time ghost writer. Column by Keith Rawson Does anyone remember that column I wrote about a year ago, “What 65,000 Words In One Month Feels Like: My Life So Far As A Full-time Freelancer”? Yeah, it was a cute piece. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'The Fireman' by Joe Hill

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

The latest novel from Joe Hill, and it's a scorcher (sorry). Review by Christopher Shultz Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: The Fireman Who Wrote It? The narrative is gripping, the prose both accessible...Show More Summary

10 Beautiful Science Books

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

It takes a special kind of genius to explain some of the most complex subjects known to man, in a manner that's both accurate and linguistically elegant. Column by Leah Dearborn As in any genre of writing, not all science authors are created equal. Show More Summary

How to Create an Award-Winning Magazine Without Ever Spending a Dime

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Call us when you have a real challenge. Column by Max Booth III I’m going to tell you something no one else wants to admit: it’s really easy to run a successful literary magazine. It’s probably one of the least difficult things in the world. Show More Summary

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