News October 9, 2023 by Joshua Chaplinsky (29) comments
It's the end of an era. As of the new year, LitReactor will be no more.
Column September 29, 2023 by Sara Tantlinger
With October right around the corner, many of us are looking to buy some horror-related décor or apparel. Here are some small businesses to support as you stock up for the fall!
Interview September 28, 2023 by Lindy Ryan (35) comments
A deep dive into Kiwi horror with Aotearoa’s own Lee Murray, editor of the new anthology, "Remains to be Told."
Column September 26, 2023 by Peter Derk
Let's run a slaughter-pole through this debate once and for all.
Column September 25, 2023 by Richard Thomas
How to use tropes as a jumping-off point for your storytelling.
Column September 22, 2023 by Peter Derk
If Robert Kirkman wasn't known as the King of The Walking Dead, he'd be known as the King of Comics.
Column September 21, 2023 by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA
In honor of Stephen King's birthday, here is a letter to one of my favorite characters of his, Carrie White.
“Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology” edited by Shane Hawk & Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr.Review September 19, 2023 by Christopher Shultz (48) comments
This new anthology of horror stories from Indigenous writers will stick with you long after the final words have been read.
Review September 18, 2023 by Ben Tanzer (13) comments
A rumination on the new oral history by Michael Hann and The Hold Steady.
Column September 15, 2023 by Christopher Shultz
She's known as the Queen of Mystery, but Agatha Christie unwittingly paved the way for 'Friday the 13th' and all its imitators.
Column September 14, 2023 by Richard Thomas
Tips on how to research your next novel.
Review September 12, 2023 by Jena Brown (34) comments
What would you do if you had the chance to visit yourself in another life? Would you go? Would you try to find something better for yourself? Or would you leave well enough alone?
Column September 11, 2023 by Peter Derk
Okay, this is a little rough, but get through the first section and we'll all be fine.
Column September 8, 2023 by Christopher Shultz
September 8th is National Ampersand Day, so let's look at the history of this versatile symbol.
Interview September 7, 2023 by Gabriel Hart (6) comments
Gabriel Hart interviews Caleb Caudell, author of the new story collection "Novelty."
Column September 5, 2023 by Tim Meyer
Looking to trip-out on some mind-altering books? Let "Rainbow Filth" author Tim Meyer be your guide.
Review September 4, 2023 by Peter Derk (12) comments
Chuck Palahniuk’s biggest trick is that his books will make readers feel smart or force the reader to carry a feeling for the characters. And his best books do both. This one is a "both" kind of book.
Column September 1, 2023 by Jena Brown
Dreading back to school? Here's a list of awful educational institutions to make you feel better about your own.
Interview August 31, 2023 by Gabriel Hart (11) comments
Gabriel Hart speaks with Alex Kazemi, author of New Millenium Boyz (Permuted Press).
Column August 30, 2023 by Peter Derk
Whenever you run across a book with a very unusual format, you have to ask: Is this the horse to bet on, or is it a one-trick pony?
Column August 29, 2023 by Joshua Mohr
How the pandemic changed the way Joshua and his daughter Ava interacted, and how it became the kicking off point for the “Demented Whimsy” of the novel "Farsickness," excerpted here.
Column August 28, 2023 by Warren Wagner
Warren Wagner discusses his dark, gay, zombie novella and how he adapted it from a screenplay.
Column August 25, 2023 by Richard Thomas
Ten literary devices to help with your fiction.
Review August 24, 2023 by Ben Tanzer (158) comments
Micheli has the chops, and they are dripping with dread.