A month or so ago, we had a nice chat with Monica Landers, the CEO of Authors.me, a cool startup looking to facilitate the submissions and acquisitions process for authors, agents, and publishers alike. We’ve been wanting to run a writing competition for a quite a bit, and Authors.me provided the perfect platform for us ... read more »
Self-publishing a graphic novel can be new territory even for veterans in the business. This is because graphic novels are as much a work of art as a written piece. We got in touch with Ben Galley to tell us about his experiences in this field.
Last updated: 07/10/2017 When you're feeling stuck on your novel, an important thing is to remember that we've all been through there in the past. That's right, even the J.K Rowling's and Ernest Hemingway's of this world. Which is why it's always such a good idea to turn to your most famous peers for inspiration. Over the ... read more »
Last updated: 2017/07/11 A week after NaNoWriMo, it is time for you to go back to your novel and ruthlessly revise it. To help you with that, we asked our specialist developmental editor Maria D’Marco to share her top tips on how to revise a novel. Follow them and you might be able to turn ... read more »
NaNoWriMo is over! Whether you're out celebrating your achievement, or still mulling over your newborn novel, we thought we'd share a personal, warm and fuzzy NaNo experience with you, straight from our editor Rebecca Heyman, who did herself complete NaNoWriMo a few years ago.
Kate Angelella is one of our most experienced YA editors on the Reedsy marketplace. As we’re nearing the end of NaNoWriMo, we thought we’d ask her for her top tips on how to write a Young Adult novel. YA authors, this one's for you!
Here is our editor Rebecca with the second installment of Query Boot Camp, focusing on… thrillers! If you missed the first installment of QBC, or you’re not sure what this segment is all about, check out the introduction to Rebecca’s first post here. I’m so excited to bring you this second installment of Query Boot ... read more »
We often like to say that writing the book is the hard part. Sometimes, though, it can get really hard. Writer’s block is an ever present subject in writing forums and communities, and most writers are faced with it at some point in their careers. There are no simple tricks and techniques for overcoming writer’s ... read more »
A few months ago, we had an interesting piece on our blog from our Reedsy editor and advisor Rebecca Heyman on why authors should think twice before writing a "memoir". We believe that in a subjective industry like this one, it's important to showcase a variety of opinions. So when we interviewed narrative non-fiction author Julia ... read more »
One of the number-one frustrations we hear from writers is that their query letters go unanswered or elicit only form rejections. For authors determined to land an agent, this can feel especially disheartening--but Reedsy wants to help. We’re launching a new initiative here on the blog: Query Boot Camp. Every month, two brave authors (who ... read more »