Literary Devices: How To Master Structure

Structure, or form, is the arrangement of story elements according to purpose, style and genre. Structure doesn't just happen on it's own. Rather,  it's carefully considered by the author to make sure their intended meaning is conveyed. In order for a story to be truly immersive, the structure must play the part of …

Poem of the Month: ‘Small Hours’ by Marilyn Humbert

This piece is part of our ongoing series 'Poem of the Month'. Every month, the Writer's Edit team selects their favourite submission and provides detailed feedback to the author. Stay tuned for an interview with Marilyn Humbert, discussing her inspirations and literary influences. Small Hours by Marilyn Humbert Bronze chains …

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 …

How to Write a Killer Synopsis For Your Novel

If you've never written a synopsis before or you're hoping for a refresher, the following guide contains everything you need to know. We'll look at exactly what a synopsis should achieve, provide a step-by-step approach to crafting one, and warn you where things might go wrong. It's time to make your synopsis shine! What …

Help Bring Kindling Volume III Into The World

We all love an origin story. For Writer’s Edit, it all began from a one woman team, dreaming up a platform for writers, by writers. Since the launch of the online magazine in 2013, to the publication of our first anthology in 2014, exciting opportunities have continued to emerge. Through …