Insecure Writers, Here's Your Support Group! — An Interview with Alex J. Cavanaugh

January 26, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft - 1 Comment

Reedsy Lighthouse

Author communities, groups, forums, alliances and collectives are developing and proliferating at enormous speed as writers seem to be both excited by the new publishing world and worried it’s gotten too big and competitive to navigate on their own. Some groups focus on the writing, and have their members critique and hone each other’s writing ... read more »


Author Interview #1 — Jane Davis

Jane Davis - Interview

We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing some great freelancers from inside the industry. And while we’ve learned a great deal about the practicalities of writing, we were left wanting to hear from the other side of the creative process - the writer themselves. Well, good news everyone! We’re now going to be featuring interviews with ... 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 »