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

“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

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

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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