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

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

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 »

Getting Your Book Coverage in the National Press

Book Coverage

This is a guest post by Douglas Wight, freelance journalist, author, publisher and book serialisation specialist. He explains how authors can get book coverage in the national press… and get paid for it! Book Coverage: Making A Splash How many “likes”, how many “followers”, how’s your “discoverability”, what are your “signs of life”, are you ... read more »

Serial and continuous publishing, an interview with Len Epp of Leanpub

November 13, 2015 - Understanding Publishing - 6 Comments

Leanpub Serial publishing with Len Epp

Last updated: 07/31/2017 Serial publishing is not new. Many of Dickens books were published serially. This and Eric Ries' Lean Startup approach is what drove co-founders Len Epp, Peter Armstrong and Scott Patten to create Leanpub. This fascinating (and successful) startup has built a lean publishing model where you "publish early, publish often" in order to ... read more »

How Authors and Editors Can Work Better Together

September 10, 2015 - Understanding Publishing - 2 Comments

Reedsy was created with the purpose of allowing independent authors to work with some of the best editorial and design talent out there, and build long-lasting, fruitful collaborations. In this guest post, editor and novelist Andrew Lowe explains how self-publishing has transformed the author-editor connection into a powerful creative partnership. Have a look at this ... read more »

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