The changing role of editors — An interview with Lane Ashfeldt

Lane Ashfeldt Editor Author

“We tend to associate independent publishing with early-career writers getting their first break, since this is the kind of story that has tended to grab the headlines. But another significant group of authors choosing to self-publish are mid-career writers whose contracts for certain titles have expired.” We say on our homepage that our Reedsy professionals ... read more »


Saying "no" to the world’s biggest publisher — An interview with Harry Bingham

February 18, 2015 - Understanding Publishing - 1 Comment

For many first-time authors, indie publishing is rapidly becoming a natural decision when it comes to publishing their first book. But what happens when an experienced author who has published thirteen books with four traditional publishing houses decides to go it alone? Harry Bingham is one such author. Harry was first published by HarperCollins back ... read more »


"You can’t market a book that you’re not 100% proud of" — An Interview with ex-S&S editor Kiele Raymond

Kiele Raymond

As the Reedsy marketplace keeps growing and welcoming exceptional designers and editors, we wanted to interview one of our early “stars”, as her story is one that many East Coast editors can refer to. After five years honing her editorial skills at Simon & Schuster and contributing to multiple New York Times bestsellers, Kiele Raymond ... read more »