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Bookshots: 'Pull Me Under' by Kelly Luce

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A look inside Kelly Luce's debut novel. Review by Freddie Moore Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Pull Me Under The most compelling thread throughout 'Pull Me Under' is Luce’s take on the culturalShow More Summary

5 Benefits of Using a Typewriter on Your First Draft

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Just please don't bring it to a coffee shop. Column by Max Booth III I've sat here for an embarrassing amount of time debating how to begin this article without sounding like some kind of hipster douchebag, and I finally decided there’s no way of avoiding it, so fuck it, here we go. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Reel' by Tobias Carroll

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Two people crash against each other briefly, but their encounter leaves lasting consequences. Review by Gabino Iglesias Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Reel Who wrote it? A beautifully written and...Show More Summary

A Conversation with Jason Sizemore, Editor-in-Chief of Apex Magazine

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

On running a monthly online lit mag, diversity, and paying the bills. Interview by Christopher Shultz cover art by Ania Tomicka I had a chance recently to converse with Jason Sizemore, the editor-in-chief of Apex Magazine, about running a successful online literary publication. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror' Edited By Ellen Datlow

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A brief review of the new anthology, 'Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror'. Review by Keith Rawson Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror Who wrote it? It’s a huge anthology, so the authors are numerous. Show More Summary

What I'm Doing Instead of NaNoWriMo

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

I honestly don't have the time or desire to pump out 50,000 words for fun or practice, especially since it would draw energy away from the commercial writing that I rely on. Column by Leah Dearborn I've always been a big supporter of NaNoWriMo. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'A Bloom of Bones' by Allen Morris Jones

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A dead body discovered in small-town big sky country directs all eyes to a lone cowboy with a complicated past. Review by Stephanie Bonjack Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: A Bloom of Bones Who wrote it? Allen Morris Jones, a prolific writer of short stories and essays and the author of Last Year’s River. Show More Summary

How 15 Horror Writers Celebrate Halloween

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Spooks galore. Column by Max Booth III Image: David James Keaton No other day gets me more excited to be alive than Halloween. But Halloween isn’t just a day. It isn’t just a month. Sometimes, it can be your whole lifestyle. Do you live your life spooky? If not, you should reconsider. Show More Summary

To Kill A Mockingbird: Chelsea Cain, Twitter, Comics, And Online Harassment

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

What the hell is going on with comics, Chelsea Cain, Twitter, and Mockingbird? News by Peter Derk As of Friday there's been a lot of news running around about Chelsea Cain, Twitter, Mockingbird, Marvel Comics, and a cover featuring a...Show More Summary

Storyville: 10 Lesser-Known Stephen King Books Worth Reading

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

10 lesser-known books by the master of horror that are worth your attention. Column by Richard Thomas Over the years, I’ve read just about all of Stephen King’s books—novels, novellas, collections, comics—you name it. Here is my list of ten of his lesser-known titles that I think are worth reading. Show More Summary

The Horror Fiction Atlas: 7 Spooky Books with Settings You Can Actually Visit

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

There are exciting stops for the more macabre among us all over the country, so here are just a few to start Halloween off with. Column by Leah Dearborn As a New Englander, I'm a lucky horror fan. In a day, I can visit the birthplace of Edgar Allan Poe, Stephen King's home in Bangor, and a number of sites that directly inspired H.P. Show More Summary

10 Poems to Old-School Your Halloween

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Watching horror movies is an obvious way to celebrate the 31st, but if you want something a little more atmospheric, gathering around a campfire and reading some creepy poems aloud can’t be beat. Column by Annie Neugebauer Watching horror...Show More Summary

Witness Protection, Barbecue, and Crushing Loneliness: Highlights from the 'South Village' Book Tour

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Rob Hart just got back from visiting Boston, Austin, Scottsdale, and Houston to promote his third novel—and he offers up some anecdotes from the road. Column by Rob Hart Last time I went on tour—for my second novel, City of Rose—I wrote dispatches from the road. Show More Summary

Community SPOOKlight: October 2016

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

What have LitReactor's best and brightest been up to this Halloween season? Column by Peter Derk There's a rental house I see every day when I walk out to my car. It's a normal house, fits into the neighborhood, nothing special. Right...Show More Summary

What To Do When Your Book Jumps the Shark

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Sometimes a story can get away from its author, going places it never should have dared. What can the author do to pull it back in and make it (hopefully) good again? Column by Leah Rhyne Oh, Happy Days. How I loved you when I was young. Show More Summary

Tech and Product Round-up: October Edition

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Actually funny A.I., touch-feely Magic Bars, manga mania, and "The Return of Short Stories." Column by Christopher Shultz image via Amazon Japan Hey folks, welcome back to another edition of LitReactor's monthly tech news round-up, whereby I'll talk about a few things in the technology world of special interest to writers. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Certain Dark Things' by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A review of Silvia Moreno-Garcia's new narco vampire novel. Review by Max Booth III Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Certain Dark Things Who wrote it? Are you one of those people who like to bitch...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Land of Love and Ruins' by Oddny Eir

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

"Land of Love and Ruins" is a quiet and intriguing book that contemplates the connections between people and their environments. Review by Leah Dearborn Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Land of Love...Show More Summary

12 Horror Novellas to Read on Halloween Night

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Short spooks perfect for Halloween night. Column by Max Booth III If you aren’t reading horror on Halloween night, you’re doing Halloween wrong. Hell, if you aren’t reading horror any night, you’re doing life wrong. The novella form is perhaps the best outlet for horror literature. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Agnes' by Peter Stamm, translated by John Cullen

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A brief review of John Cullen's translation of "Agnes" by Peter Stamm. Review by BH Shepherd Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Agnes Who wrote it? We are all the heroes of our own story, and sometimes,...Show More Summary

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