Author: Helen Scheuerer

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 …

Challenges, Influences and Publishing With Author Anna Spargo-Ryan

From essays in Seizure and Overland to short fiction in Seizure Flashers and Kill Your Darlings, Anna Spargo-Ryan is a name you've probably seen across Australia's lit-journal landscape. She has a memoir piece in the Black Inc. anthology From The Outer, and has worked on digital strategies for a number of organisations including Fremantle Media (Neighbours), Monash University, …

Video: 5 Quick Tips For Indie Book Promotion

Whether you're a traditionally published author or an indie author, you'll be playing a big role in the promotion of your book. But with thousands of articles out there, it's hard to know where to start when it comes to marketing strategies. As independent publishers ourselves, we decided to put together a …