12 Book Marketing Mistakes to Ban in 2019

March 29, 2018 - Book Marketing - 19 Comments

Book Marketing Mistakes

[Last updated 01/15/2019] Since the birth of Reedsy, we've had the chance to work with thousands of authors, helping them get their books out there in the most professional possible form — and to sell them. For many authors, selling a book is even harder than writing it. But whether you're self- or traditionally published, learning to ... read more »

How to Get Book Reviews (in 5 Smart Steps)

February 15, 2018 - Book Marketing - 2 Comments

Book reviews

Imagine the day of your book launch. You’re sitting in front of your computer, picturing all the five-star book reviews that will soon be yours… but then the days pass, and no reviews come. Not to be overdramatic, but getting enough book reviews could just make or break your book. Reviews don't directly sell books ... read more »

How to Kill Your Darlings

kill your darlings

This August, Simon Woodward published his fifth book, Dead Weapons. During the writing process, Simon faced a struggle familiar to many writers: should he follow his creative instincts or tailor his novel to enhance its marketability? In this article, Simon talks about the act Faulkner’s coined “killing your darlings,”  and discerning the difference between making ... read more »