Are there any topics unsuitable for a novel? Home › Forums › Writer Help – a QnA for aspiring authors › Are there any topics unsuitable for a novel? This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Matthew Brown 4 months, 4 weeks ago. Author Posts 22nd February 2018 at 5:31 pm #924 jeffjohnsParticipant Just asking for curiosity more than anything more concrete but are there topics or themes that a novel should stay away from? I can’t think of anything off the top of my head but are there any? 24th February 2018 at 4:57 pm #939 Matthew BrownKeymaster The very short answer is: No. There are no unsuitable topics. The longer answer is that it depends on your readership. If you have invested the time building up a following you should be aware of the hard limits of the readership. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.