Category: Fiction Writing

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 …

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 …

EXCLUSIVE Cover Reveal: REIGN OF MIST by Helen Scheuerer

It's another incredibly exciting day for us here at Writer's Edit... In partnership with our imprint Talem Press, we're thrilled to bring you the exclusive cover reveal for our Founding Editor, Helen Scheuerer's second fantasy novel, Reign of Mist. So without further ado... Reign of Mist is slated for release on September …

5 Simple Tips For Writing Awesome Urban Fantasy

Urban fantasy is one of the most popular fantasy subgenres around. Defined as stories with magical or supernatural elements that take place in a contemporary city or town setting, the urban fantasy category includes the likes of authors such as Patricia Briggs, Cassandra Clare, Neil Gaiman and Jim Butcher. Its …