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These days, plenty of English-language writers find success in foreign language markets. If you’ve ever wanted to bring your work to a global audience, there’s no better time than now. But to make sure your translation soars, you’ll need a book translator who really understands your work.
A few years ago, Jean Joachim — a self-published author with 38 English books under her belt — was asked if she would want to partner up with an Italian translator. She accepted. Her first book, which was translated into Italian, was an unexpected triumph: rocketing up to join the Amazon Top 100 in both ... read more »
You’ve written a beautiful book and now you’re ready to release it to the world. But before you can truly embark on your publishing journey, you need to make a major decision: will you self-publish your book, or attempt to get it published traditionally? Self-publishing vs. traditional publishing is one of the great debates of ... read more »
When you share your manuscript with other people — especially folks who can help you get published — you really, really want to make sure that it doesn’t stand out for the wrong reasons. With the help of Chersti Nieveen, an editor on the Reedsy Marketplace, we’ve created this post with tips to help you achieve an industry-standard manuscript format.
If you’re a writer, a dreamer, or anyone with something important to say, chances are you’ve thought about writing and publishing a book. Of course, in days past, no one knew how to publish a book except those in industry circles, and only traditionally published books were able to “succeed.” Fortunately, a lot has changed since then. ... read more »
As all writers know, the process of self-publishing a book is ever-fluctuating and evolving. Case in point: CreateSpace, one of the premier print-on-demand (POD) services for self-published authors, merged with Amazon’s KDP Print in late 2018. As CreateSpace was one of the go-to options for anyone aiming to print a self-published book, the switch left ... read more »
In this article, we’ll tell you exactly what a small press is, and how their priorities might be different from those of the big, billion-dollar publishing houses. Then, we'll get into the pros and cons of working with one, and what you can expect when you ink a small press book deal.