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So you want to publish a picture book and see it in the hands of children everywhere? You’ll need to get past a literary agent first — and for that, you’ll need to write the perfect picture book query letter. A query letter is a short document you submit to agents to outline the important ... read more »
Hybrid publishers are still a bit of a mystery to many authors. The term “hybrid” may mean different things to different people. To some, it's interchangeable with vanity publishing — which is understandable, as they both require the author to take some financial risk in order to get the book to market. Before an author ... read more »
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 »