‘Punch Wedding Planning in the Face’ is what we are told to do by Stacey Dyer in one of the most outlandish books to have been seen on Reedsy. We thought it would be great to showcase the first gender-neutral, LGBTQ-wedding planning book ever in the universe (that we know of!) created on our very ... read more »
One of the main questions that torment debuting authors is: how do I build an audience for my first book before I release it? Most authors are aware that they should start building their author mailing list months in advance, they just don’t know how. Of course, that’s easier said than done, especially if you haven’t ... read more »
Last updated: 2017/07/11 A week after NaNoWriMo, it is time for you to go back to your novel and ruthlessly revise it. To help you with that, we asked our specialist developmental editor Maria D’Marco to share her top tips on how to revise a novel. Follow them and you might be able to turn ... read more »
NaNoWriMo is over! Whether you're out celebrating your achievement, or still mulling over your newborn novel, we thought we'd share a personal, warm and fuzzy NaNo experience with you, straight from our editor Rebecca Heyman, who did herself complete NaNoWriMo a few years ago.
Kate Angelella is one of our most experienced YA editors on the Reedsy marketplace. As we’re nearing the end of NaNoWriMo, we thought we’d ask her for her top tips on how to write a Young Adult novel. YA authors, this one's for you!
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 »
“Most startups don't fail at building a product. Most startups fail at getting traction.” — Traction Book The same can be said of books. Most authors don’t fail at writing a book, they fail at finding their readers and selling the book to them. This is why we’ve always stressed how authors and startups are ... read more »
Here is our editor Rebecca with the second installment of Query Boot Camp, focusing on… thrillers! If you missed the first installment of QBC, or you’re not sure what this segment is all about, check out the introduction to Rebecca’s first post here. I’m so excited to bring you this second installment of Query Boot ... read more »
We often like to say that writing the book is the hard part. Sometimes, though, it can get really hard. Writer’s block is an ever present subject in writing forums and communities, and most writers are faced with it at some point in their careers. There are no simple tricks and techniques for overcoming writer’s ... read more »