July 14, 2017 - Book Design -
Maria Sosnowski has been a freelance indexer for over ten years. In this article, she explains that hiring an indexer to create a professional index is something that many authors neglect: they either don’t think about an index at all, or they decide that the book doesn’t really need an index. This is a mistake that ... read more »
June 13, 2017 - Book Design -
Nate Fakes is a professional syndicated cartoonist for MAD Magazine. His work has been published worldwide in greeting cards, newspapers, magazines, books, and numerous other places. As a cartoonist-for-hire and a book illustrator, you can check out his profile on Reedsy.
May 4, 2017 - Book Design, Reedsy News -
A new romance book template... that's made for you Earlier in the year, we sent out an April Fool's email suggesting that we were turning Reedsy into a dating service for lovelorn authors. From the kind replies we received, it became clear that more than a few of you have a soft spot for romance... ... read more »
April 27, 2017 - Book Design -
Have you recently published a book? Could it benefit from a professional cover? Enter now for the chance to receive a free professional cover from a Reedsy designer.
February 9, 2017 - Book Design, Understanding Publishing -
In this article, we take a closer look at professional book cover design. In revealing how various Reedsy designers approach each project, we’ll uncover the actual cost of getting a professional book cover design and show you how to get the best value for money.
August 30, 2016 - Book Design -
Last updated: 07/12/2017 As you put the finishing touches on your book and prepare it for publication, you’ll quickly come across the need for front matter and back matter. These terms may seem confusing at first, but they’re simply the first and last sections of your book; the bits that make it an official book, ... read more »
August 9, 2016 - Book Design -
All successful independent authors have found a way to build a loyal readership who raves about their books. If you're about to self-publish your first book, this course will go over all the basics.
July 27, 2016 - Book Design -
Last updated: 07/12/2017 You have a draft in Microsoft Word but you're still wondering how to make a book? Welcome to this guide where we will show you step-by-step how to do it using the Reedsy Book Editor. To give some background first, the art of making books is not new. In fact, manuscripts produced during the ... read more »
June 27, 2016 - Book Design -
We are very excited to bring you the highlights from our first Reedsy Live Chat, which as promised will be a regular feature in the coming months. Every live chat features one professional from the Reedsy marketplace hosting an interactive session that includes among other things free advice on topics like editing, book design, and marketing. We ... read more »