Column by Phil Jourdan March 14, 2014
When you're overwhelmed and insecure about your writing, and you focus on your image as a writer instead of your work, it's time to say "fuck it" and take a step back.
Column by Susan DeFreitas March 6, 2014
Submitting short fiction to literary journals? Consider this your hit list (or shit list) for avoiding rejection.
Column by Rob Blair Young February 26, 2014
Indie publishing has changed over the years, and is now a viable path to success. That said, it requires far more work (and especially non-writing work) than you may realize.
Column by Leah Dearborn
Print was supposed to die with the new millennium, but a number of digital publications have recently opted to go against the grain and begin production of hard copy editions.
News by Sean May February 21, 2014
'The Little Sleep' author and friend of LitReactor has signed a six-figure deal with HarperCollins' William Morrow imprint.
Column by Brandon Tietz
'Good Sex, Great Prayers' moves out of the production stage and onto pre-order.
Column by Rob Hart February 18, 2014
It's for real this time.
News by Sean May
With the rise in 'binge-watching' of TV shows via services like Netflix, publishers are looking to employ a similar model of releasing entire series in a matter of months.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky February 11, 2014
Start saving your pennies. The book comes out next year. Hopefully it doesn't suck.
Column by Dean Fetzer February 4, 2014
Brenna Aubrey turned down a six-figure book deal to self-publish. Why? It’s a case highlighting the turmoil at the heart of writing and publishing that doesn’t show any signs of going away.
News by Sean May
Alaric Hunt is currently serving a life sentence for murder in a South Carolina prison, but that didn't stop him from writing a crime novel.
Interview by Erin Reel
In this two-part interview, Suzy Vitello, LitReactor instructor and author of 'The Moment Before,' gets real about finding her voice, her long path to publication, and gives sage advice to writers.
Column by Cath Murphy December 23, 2013
Tired of 2013? Step into my time machine, fast forward a year and find out what happened on the literary scene in 2014.
News by Dean Fetzer
Another day, another lawsuit ends in a result for the online retail giant and the big six publishers — down to the wording of the allegations.
News by Dean Fetzer
The retail giant keeps expanding its empire — it’s hard to keep track of it all — and has now launched a new marketplace aimed at the burgeoning short fiction market.
News by Nathan Scalia November 20, 2013
Sally Green started writing three years ago, and now her book series about witches is getting some major attention from book publishers and movie studios alike.
Column by Jessica Meddows November 18, 2013
Great news — you've had your story accepted for publication! This column outlines what you can expect to see in a short fiction contract and what it means.
News by Dean Fetzer October 31, 2013
The publishing arm of the retail giant has just launched a new weekly digital publication aimed at U.S. Customers that is “dedicated to short fiction and poetry”.
News by Dean Fetzer October 9, 2013
A new policy brief from the UK’s London School of Economics suggests little is being gained by efforts to enforce copyright — in fact, online piracy “could bring more benefit than harm”.
News by Dean Fetzer September 30, 2013
Darren Shan, author of the ‘Zom-B’ series and ‘Cirque du Freak’, says publishers of YA fiction think gory violence is fine, but sex is a no-no, particularly for teenage boys. Huh?!?
Column by Jessica Meddows September 20, 2013
This month, we’re going to focus on legal issues you should be aware of from the publishing side – rights, royalties, editing, nasty clauses and negotiation for authors.
Column by Brandon Tietz September 13, 2013
Our list of things you shouldn't say to authors extends in this second installment.
Column by Ed Sikov September 12, 2013
Several editors tell their favorite Author Horror Stories. They're harrowing - and humiliating for us.
News by Christopher Shultz August 23, 2013
That graphics-stealing publisher we told you about? Well, they're in some hot water…
News by Christopher Shultz August 22, 2013
Twitter provides a direct window into literary agents' MS desires, and GalleyCat cuts out the middleman.