Understanding publishing is now easy thanks to industry insights from experts on our blog. Reedsy explores the rapidly changing face of publishing in the digital age. Get answers to frequently asked questions like —Is self-publishing better than traditional publishing?
Well… don’t try to listen to all these writing podcasts — or you’ll never get any writing done! With the massive popularity of audiobooks and podcasts, you could easily say that we’re in an era of ‘peak audio content’ — and for book fans and budding writers, there’s never been a better time to get ... read more »
Deciding to self-publish your book is both exciting and nerve-wracking — on one end, you’re the master of everything. Yet there are so many choices that you, the publisher, need to make that it can be overwhelming. One such crossroads is the pivotal decision you’ll need to make when you decide which is the best ... read more »
L. Diane Wolfe is a member of the National Speakers Association. She conducts seminars on book publishing, promoting, leadership, and goal-setting, and she offers book formatting and author consultation. In this post, she talks about the steps involved in publishing an anthology.
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 »
Last updated: 04/09/2019 When a writer is weighing up the pros and cons of becoming an independent author, their first question is almost always how much does it cost to publish a book? And so it should be: projecting and managing costs is an integral part of starting any business — which is exactly what ... read more »
Jamie Evans is an editor and writer based in Atlanta. Her passion is young adult and middle grade lit, and she also specializes in romance and new adult fiction. In this post, she reveals 4 key differences between writing for YA and MG readers.
There’s a very short answer to the question of how to become an author. Simply publish a book. With advances in self-publishing, you could technically write and publish a book this afternoon and call yourself an author. So instead, we’re going to ask a better question: how do you become a self-sustaining author. In this ... read more »
Many first-time authors want to find a literary agent as soon as they put the finishing touches on their debut masterpiece. And if you’re in a similar situation, it’s only natural to feel that way as well! But before we snap off a fresh roll of quarters and start dialing the numbers of some New ... read more »