Author: Helen Scheuerer

15 Random Lessons I Learnt Publishing My First Indie Book

Having recently published my first indie book to bestseller status, I've realised that there are some lessons best learnt in theory and others in practice. From market research and the ideal publication schedule, to fielding financial questions and overcoming anxiety, I've decided to share 15 of the lessons I've recently …

Bigger And Better Than Ever! 2016 In Review

Can you believe it? In what feels like the blink of an eye, another year has been and gone. This year, Writer's Edit celebrated its third birthday and we hit more goals than ever before. Milestones Twitter Under the direction of our amazing Head of Tech, Dave Hickman, the Writer's Edit …

Ultimate Guide: Structural Editing For Your Novel

If you're an author who has finished a manuscript, chances are, you may have seen the term 'structural edit' floating around. Perhaps you've even been told to have an editor look over your book for 'structural' issues. In this extensive guide, we'll take you through: what is a structural edit, …

On Writing And Editing Sex Scenes In Fiction

Since getting stuck into the structural edit of my novel, I've been doing a lot of reading about sex scenes in fiction. When should they be included? What makes them work? What makes them fail spectacularly? What warrants a 'Literary Review’s Bad Sex Award'? Originally, there was only one sex …