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?
[Last updated: 10/30/2018] Learning how to self-publish a book and getting your ideas into the world is easier than it’s ever been. There is a wealth of knowledge available online, shared by authors who have developed proven techniques for selling more books. There are also a number of ways new authors can get access to ... read more »
Imagine the day of your book release. Your book is selling fast online, your book reviews are glowing, and your scheduled book promotions are up and running. In fact, everything’s going swimmingly in your plan to conquer the world with your self-published book until you wake up in a cold sweat — realizing that you forgot ... read more »
We know not everyone is thrilled by the idea of obtaining a serial number, but ISBNs are a critical part of self-publishing. Luckily, we’re here to answer all of your questions: what is an ISBN, how to get one, who NEEDS one, and how much they cost.
Before you write a single word of your future masterpiece, you need to make one of the most important decisions of your story’s life. You need to decide which POV you’ll use to tell your story. The good news is that you can choose between four point of views: first person, third person limited, third ... read more »
An optimized amazon book description is a critical part of turning potential readers into fans. In this post, we’ve condensed the process — for both fiction and non-fiction authors — into three steps. Head inside to find out what they are.
Learn how to write an author bio that tells readers: who you are, what you write, why readers should trust you, and how you stand out from other writers. This definitive guide includes tips from top professional marketers and an author bio template for your easy reference.
You may have heard snippets about the ghostwriters behind celebrity memoirs and political autobiographies. But there's so much more to it than that! In this article, we're tackling the question, "but seriously, what is ghostwriting?" by telling you about the many different types of ghostwriters and how much they cost.
In this definitive post, we look at book cover design: why it's important to work with a professional, what you can do to create the best cover possible, and — if all else fails — how you can make one yourself.
Ghostwriters. You might read ‘em, but you don’t see ‘em — and you often don’t even know that they’re right there. So just who are these shadowy figures lurking beyond our reach? Sure, we know that they’re authors who are paid to write under someone else’s name. But that’s often not enough to satisfy our ... read more »
Ready to submit a book proposal? This post is here to help with the main components of submitting to publishers: deciding whether you need a literary agent, how to find the right publishers for you, and what to do if your proposal is rejected.