Getting Your Book Coverage in the National Press

January 21, 2016 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - 3 Comments

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 »


The San Francisco Writers' Grotto — An Interview with Julia Scheeres

August 27, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft, Understanding Publishing - 1 Comment

San Francisco Writers Grotto

Last updated: 07/31/2017 In the past few weeks, we’ve been exploring different subjects around the writing craft on the Reedsy blog, giving a place for our exceptional editors’ experience and knowledge to be shared with writers. Today, we want to delve deeper into the subjects of creativity and craft, and interview Julia Scheeres. On top ... read more »


Putting Readers First — An Interview with Publishizer’s founder Guy Vincent

June 18, 2015 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - 1 Comment

Publishizer Putting Readers First

Crowdfunding is possibly one of the evolutions in publishing that is most exciting to independent authors who are serious about their work. It turns the traditional publishing model upside down, with readers basically funding the books before they are published, and authors finding an audience before even finishing the manuscript. Last year, we hosted a ... read more »


Learning from a world-class designer and typographer, Erik Spiekermann

June 11, 2015 - Book Design, Understanding Publishing - 1 Comment

Today, our CEO Emmanuel has the amazing opportunity to interview Erik Spiekermann. Erik is a world-famous art historian, typographer, designer and author who says he is “suffering from typomania: a sickness that is incurable but not lethal.” Erik is the designer behind many global brands and publications such as Audi, Bosch and The Economist. Erik also designed ... read more »