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Finding your style in book cover design

Aug 23, 2018

Micaela Alcaino is a graphic designer, turned book cover designer, who fell into the publishing world by chance. Helped by her distinct and recognizable style, she has built an enviable body of work, designing covers for many bestselling and prize-winning fiction titles. In this interview, she sh... Read more →

7 Top Tips for Creating a Great Professional Profile on Reedsy

Jul 26, 2018

The Reedsy Marketplace is home to the world’s best freelance publishing talent, from editors and book cover designers, to ghostwriters, and marketers. But as a professional surrounded by so many talented peers, how can you stand out from the crowd and find the projects best suited to your experie... Read more →

How to Get Freelance Clients: 7 Insider Tips to Help You Succeed

Jul 05, 2018

Since we started Reedsy a few years ago, we have seen hundreds of our freelance professionals get thousands of projects through our marketplace. Some used good tactics, some not so much, so we decided to share insider tips on how the most successful freelancers get clients. To sum it up, you nee... Read more →

Working with marketing savvy authors on Reedsy

Jun 25, 2018

Michael Doane is a freelance marketer, who started helping authors market their books after finishing his own book in 2014. As the head of marketing for an events company, he already knew how to create, build and utilize audiences. Using all of this experience to help authors like himself was an ... Read more →

How to Become a Ghostwriter in 8 Steps (PLUS One New Bonus Tip)

Jun 22, 2018

If you're stuck wondering, 'how do I become a ghostwriter?' you've come to the right place. Whether you’re a recent MFA graduate, you have some experience in the publishing industry and thought you’d give ghostwriting a go, or you’re just curious to see how to become a freelance ghostwriter, Reed... Read more →

From In-House to Freelance: Interview with an Editor

Jun 21, 2018

Laurie Chittenden is a freelance editor who has worked in-house at a number of major publishers over the past 20 years. Since she joined Reedsy six months ago, she has collaborated with 17 authors; helping them to develop flawless plot lines and bring their characters to life. In this interview, ... Read more →

How Reedsy opened new doors for me as a freelance editor

Jun 15, 2018

Mark Swift is an experienced freelance editor who has worked on hundreds of manuscripts for the largest publishing houses in the industry (think Hachette, Bloomsbury, and Pan Macmillan). In this piece, he talks about the benefits of being a Reedsy freelancer and his special collaboration editing ... Read more →

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