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The Most Interesting Cover Trends That Emerged in 2019 — And What We Can Expect in 2020

Column by Emmanuel Nataf March 17, 2020
Let's take a walk down memory lane — here is an investigation of the most interesting, prevalent cover designs of 2019, as well as a forecast of the coming year.

Stay Positive, and Write

Column by Cina Pelayo March 13, 2020
As writers, we assume that writing is an enjoyable task. Here are some tips on how to stay happy and be creative.

20 Mind Destroying Secrets about Ghostwriting

Column by Jay Wilburn March 12, 2020
If ghostwriting is something you are considering or you are just morbidly curious, there are some realities about this world you will want to know.

How to Get Paid as a Freelancer

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 10, 2020
You did the work. Now it's time to get paid. Here's how you make sure that happens.

Celebrate Women In Horror All Year Long With Season-Specific Reading

Column by Christopher Shultz
Women In Horror month might be over and done with, but that shouldn't stop you from consuming terrifying works by ladies year round.

15 Traps That Could Hurt Your Writing Goals

Column by Jay Wilburn February 24, 2020
It's that time of year when everyone, but especially writers, give up on their annual resolutions. Here are a few traps writers fall into that might inhibit your goals, if you aren't careful.

9 Sexy Poems to Read with Your Valentine

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Forget to buy your S.O. a Valentine’s present? Need a last-minute plan for making a night at home special? Set on wooing your literary darling? Never fear: poetry is here!

Five Literary Love Affairs To Get Lost in This Valentine's Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate this Valentine’s Day, we’re revisiting some favorite literary love affairs typically left off other lists.

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Local Library For Library Lovers' Month

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
February is Library Lovers' Month! To help you celebrate, we've got six tips for showing your local library some appreciation.

Valentine's Day Gifts for Writers

Column by Christoph Paul February 7, 2020
A very serious gift-giving guide for those in love with a writer.

This Genre is on Fire! 13 Fiesty Females Fanning Fear into Flame!

Column by Sadie Hartmann February 4, 2020
These 13 authors are at the top of their game—fearlessly writing horror fiction, gathering a loyal fanbase, and looking ahead to the future.

10 Of The Most Memorable Fictional Snakes

Column by Christopher Shultz February 3, 2020
Celebrate National Serpent Day with these ten noodly sneks.

Strategies for Surviving a Writing Convention

Column by Autumn Christian
Some methods on how to survive a writing convention. No gas mask included.

The New Year's Resolutions of Your Favorite Literary Characters

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To inspire you as you set about making your New Year's resolutions for 2020, this post asks how your favorite literary characters would approach their own resolutions.

Chuck Palahniuk's 'Consider This': A Reading List

Column by Peter Derk
Get the most out of Chuck Palahniuk's how-to book by studying up.

The Top Most Stupidest 2020 Reading Goals and Challenges

Column by Peter Derk
Yours is probably listed. Better take a look.

The 20 Most Anticipated Horror Books of 2020

Column by Max Booth III December 29, 2019
2020 might be one of the worst years ever, but at least the horror fiction will be rad.

Xmas In Bizarro Land

Column by Peter Derk
Bizarr-ho-ho-ho!

8 Books for 8 Nights of Hanukkah

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
This list of eight books to read during the eight nights of Hanukkah will help little ones learn about the history of the holiday!

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2019 - Part III

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2019. Featuring: Elle Nash, John Skipp, Leza Cantoral, Emma Clark, and Joshua Chaplinsky.

Gift Guide: The Tools, Tricks, and Secret Weapons of Your Favorite Authors

Column by Peter Derk
With this gift list you can learn something, you can read about your favorite writers, and you can buy metal albums. This one's got it all.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2019 - Part II

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2019. Featuring: Richard Thomas, Alex Segura, Andrea Johnson, Christoph Paul, Leah Rhyne, and Peter Derk.

10 Pieces of Advice Every Writer Should Ignore

Column by Gabino Iglesias December 10, 2019
That thing you read online? Probably wrong. That old rule they told you was sacred? It's bullshit. Let me tell you why unlearning all of it is crucial.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2019 - Part I

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2019.