3 Key Differences Between YA Fiction and Adult Fiction

We've talked plenty about young adult fiction here on Writer's Edit. We've covered how to master conflict and what mistakes to avoid when writing for young adults; put together an ultimate guide to the category; and shared our top five tips for writing YA fiction. Not to mention the fact that our own Founding Editor, …

6 Easy Ways To Avoid Second Book Syndrome

If you're writing a series, you might have heard of – or already be quaking in fear of – the dreaded thing called 'second book syndrome'. But what exactly is this phenomenon? Also called 'middle book syndrome' or 'second book slump', second book syndrome generally refers to an author's second …

5 Key Benefits Of Publishing Audiobooks For Indie Authors

If you're a self-published author, you might never have even considered the possibility of turning your book into an audiobook. Authors who are traditionally published generally have audiobook rights and production arranged by their literary agent or publisher. But as with all other aspects of self-publishing, the onus is on …

10 Most Popular Literary Theme Examples

Theme in literature is a topic we've delved into before. Every story has themes – whether they're consciously explored or simmering under the surface – and the exploration of different themes adds depth and layers to any story, especially if those themes are universal. So today we're taking a look …