Growing Stronger Together -- An interview with Author Collective Triskele Books

December 19, 2014 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - Leave your thoughts

Author Collective Triskele Books

Looking at groups like the Alliance of Independent Authors really makes me pause for thought. 10 years ago, people might have said that being an author was a solitary profession. Now, it might very well be one of the most social ones, especially if you’re an ‘indie.’ And I believe this is what everyone loves about ... read more »


"Start Local With Your Books" - An Interview With Hattie Edmonds

December 17, 2014 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - Leave your thoughts

“Start local”. This is more than simple sound advice, it’s almost sort of a philosophy. While we were previously writing on the Reedsy blog about how internet was obliterating territorial rights and boundaries, these obviously still exist to a certain extent. “Starting local” simply is a matter of acknowledging this fact The ability to meet ... read more »


Kickstarter for Indie Authors - Talking to Maris Kreizman of Kickstarter Publishing

December 12, 2014 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - 2 Comments

Funded with Kickstarter

Just like digital publishing, crowdfunding is something that makes being an indie creative totally feasible. Kickstarter is basically synonymous with crowdfunding, and the first place anyone should look when they’re getting ready to raise. Kickstarter has a whole section of their site dedicated to publishing projects. This is both an awesome way of supporting the community ... read more »


Patience: The modern author’s lost virtue

September 4, 2014 - Book Marketing, Perfecting your Craft - Leave your thoughts

In our last article, we enumerated the different qualities successful indie authors usually have: they’re great writers, entrepreneurial-minded, good at marketing, etc. But here’s one quality only a select few possess: patience. The rise of self-publishing has brought with it the decline of this all-important virtue. There always seems to be a rush—to write, to ... read more »


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