Why I Self-Publish My Literary Fiction

July 7, 2016 - Understanding Publishing - 5 Comments

Self-publish literary fiction Jane Davis

Self-published books are still largely associated with genre novels, while authors tend to turn to traditional publishers for literary fiction. We were curious to hear from someone who has been challenging labels and going against industry wisdom to carve her own niche in the publishing world. Indie author Jane Davis used to be bullied into changing her ... read more »


Winning the World’s Largest Online Writing Contest – A Reedsy Success Story

May 24, 2016 - From our Authors, Understanding Publishing - 5 Comments

How to get noticed on Wattpad – The Wattys

Last updated: 07/12/2017 Author Rhón is brand new to the writing world, but his Frontier Fantasy novel Oakwood Grange was recently selected out of 75,000 entries for a Wattys award — an annual international contest of authors held by Wattpad. The story also earned him a “Featured” spot on the website’s homepage for a monthly ... read more »


"My old publisher made mistakes I wouldn't tolerate" – The story of Greg White's The Pink Marine

March 15, 2016 - From our Authors, Understanding Publishing - 8 Comments

Digital formats have opened countless new ways to publication for authors, and if you aren't afraid of taking advantage of those, you can pretty much turn any situation in your favour. Greg White, author of The Pink Marine, came to Reedsy a month ago and told us he had left his publisher shortly after his first ... read more »