Hanx Writer: The Tom Hanks Typewriting App

Hanx Writer: The Tom Hanks Typewriting App

News by Peter Derk August 15, 2014
Tom Hanks releases Hanx Writer, an app that attempts to mimic a typewriter on your iPad.
Bookshots: 'The Silent History'

Bookshots: 'The Silent History' by Eli Horowitz, Matthew Derby, Kevin Moffett

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky June 10, 2014
A novel based on the award winning app about an epidemic of silence.

Five Applications That Make a Writer's Life Easier

Column by Jessica Meddows May 16, 2014
Inundated with emails? Losing track of time spent online researching your latest story? Or maybe you have hundreds of ideas in your head? This column shows you some apps to make your life easier.

Game On! Ten Awesome Word and Lit-Based Apps

Column by Christopher Shultz March 24, 2014
Ready to step away from work and pretend you're still working? These ten games will make you believe you're being productive, when in fact you're not.
New App Rooster Delivers Bite-Sized Chunks of Novels

New App Rooster Delivers Bite-Sized Chunks of Novels

News by Sean May
A new app seeks to send people reaching for novels instead of Candy Crush when they have a spare moment by delivering books in small, easy to digest chunks.
Read 1,000 Words Per Minute With New App

Read 1,000 Words Per Minute With New App

News by Riki Cleveland March 11, 2014
New app from Spritz promises to help readers read at 1,000 words per minute.
Write Like Hemingway With This Web App

Write Like Hemingway With This Web App

News by Sean May February 17, 2014
A new app uses Ernest Hemingway's stripped down style as a template for analysis. Can it improve your writing?
Introducing LitReactor Tech Reviews

Introducing LitReactor Tech Reviews

News by Christopher Shultz January 20, 2014
All the gadgets, accessories, software and apps that make your writing life easier (hopefully).
NPR Readers Search For Books About Sex

NPR App Reveals Readers Have Dirty Minds

News by Dean Fetzer
The radio station’s new Concierge app has been used to compile a list of most searched tags and the results are a surprise — readers are looking for great writing and sex.
BookSmash Challenge

HarperCollins BookSmash Challenge Aims To "Re-Imagine" The Book

News by Christopher Shultz
App developers gained access to HarperCollins OpenSource API in a competition to "break the binding" of traditional reading experiences.
Oyster App

Oyster: The Netflix For eBooks?

News by Christopher Shultz September 9, 2013
For about ten bucks a month, you can access over 100,000 books via your iPhone. Sounds a lot like Netflix to me, but will it catch on?
Sequential app

New App 'Sequential' Offers Literary Graphic Novels for iPad

News by Christopher Shultz
For 'serious' comic books, 'Sequential' hopes to be your one-stop shop.

Digital Longhand: 4 Handwriting Tips for Tablets

Column by Christopher Shultz June 17, 2013
Old school meets new school in a perfect blend of digital and analog writing methods. See how technology can help, not hinder, your longhand practices.
Inkvite - Collaborative Fiction App for iPhones

Inkvite - New Collaborative Fiction App for iPhones

News by Dean Fetzer
A new social reading and writing app for the iPhone aims to rejuvenate flash fiction by making it easy (and fun).

Workshop Tips For Mobile Users: How To Critique on Tablets and Smartphones

Column by Christopher Shultz April 9, 2013
How to take our Writer's Workshop with you, wherever you go. Reviews don't have to be tied to the home anymore.

Paperless Writer: Five Steps To A Successful Digital Rewrite

Column by Christopher Shultz February 13, 2013
Paper is great, but so are tablet PCs. These devices, coupled with a stylus and some sweet productivity apps, hold the key to successful mobile draft editing.
Paragraph Short Story App

New iPad App Curates Short Stories From Around The Web

News by Christopher Shultz January 17, 2013
Paragraph takes the guesswork out of finding great stories online, for free. It looks pretty too.
Haruki Murakami Diary app

New Murakami Diary App Released by Random House

News by Dean Fetzer
Now you can replace the Calendar on iPhone and iPad with a custom Haruki Murakami Diary app…

Technology and the Art of the Interview

Column by Joe Daly November 23, 2012
LitReactor's intrepid music journalist offers his technological secrets for conducting interviews.
BookShout - App for reading & social networking

Is New eReader App A Kindle Killer?

News by Dean Fetzer November 9, 2012
A new app for IOS and Android allows DRM’d files to be read on devices other than Kindle or Nooks - with the prospect of more to come.
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld iPad App

Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Goes Digital with New App

News by Dan Shewan November 9, 2012
A new iPad app based on Sir Terry Pratchett’s bestselling fantasy universe Discworld is in the works.
Shakespeare iPad Apps

Love, Murder, and Betrayal? There’s an App For That

News by Dan Shewan November 1, 2012
Two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays go digital with the release of two new iPad apps.
The Paris Review App

The Paris Review? There's An App For That!

News by Rob Hart
The heralded literary magazine is now available as an app for your digital reading pleasure.
Back On The Rainbow: Reviving A Classic Show With Technology

Back On The Rainbow: Reviving A Classic Show With Technology

News by Dave Reuss July 9, 2012
LeVar Burton is making books cool again—and he's on the iPad.
ChapterShare Facebook App

Hachette Launches ChapterShare Facebook App

News by Kimberly Turner May 24, 2012
ChapterShare, a new Facebook app by Hachette Book Group, lets you read, share, and buy upcoming books.