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What Makes an Author Bundle Successful?

January 28, 2015 - Book Marketing - 1 Comment

Author Bundle Women Writing Women

It’s no secret that we at Reedsy like to explore the power of communities and what they bring to authors and publishing professionals (maybe because we’re building one ourselves!). I firmly believe that authors grow stronger when they unite and work together, a prospect that–like indie publishing itself–only gets easier with new and better technologies. ... read more »


Insecure Writers, Here's Your Support Group! — An Interview with Alex J. Cavanaugh

January 26, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft - 1 Comment

Reedsy Lighthouse

Author communities, groups, forums, alliances and collectives are developing and proliferating at enormous speed as writers seem to be both excited by the new publishing world and worried it’s gotten too big and competitive to navigate on their own. Some groups focus on the writing, and have their members critique and hone each other’s writing ... read more »


“I like things a little more visceral…” — An interview with designer Stewart Williams.

January 9, 2015 - Book Design - Leave your thoughts

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We are proud to feature designer Stewart Williams on Reedsy. Stewart’s arresting, beautiful and original designs have spanned a large range of titles from novels to cooking to poetry and a range of non-fiction. We got some great insights into Stewart’s creative process, his approach to different genres and authors, plus the opportunities of a ... read more »


Growing Stronger Together -- An interview with Author Collective Triskele Books

December 19, 2014 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - Leave your thoughts

Author Collective Triskele Books

Looking at groups like the Alliance of Independent Authors really makes me pause for thought. 10 years ago, people might have said that being an author was a solitary profession. Now, it might very well be one of the most social ones, especially if you’re an ‘indie.’ And I believe this is what everyone loves about ... read more »


"Start Local With Your Books" - An Interview With Hattie Edmonds

December 17, 2014 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - Leave your thoughts

“Start local”. This is more than simple sound advice, it’s almost sort of a philosophy. While we were previously writing on the Reedsy blog about how internet was obliterating territorial rights and boundaries, these obviously still exist to a certain extent. “Starting local” simply is a matter of acknowledging this fact The ability to meet ... read more »


Kickstarter for Indie Authors - Talking to Maris Kreizman of Kickstarter Publishing

December 12, 2014 - Book Marketing, Understanding Publishing - 2 Comments

Funded with Kickstarter

Just like digital publishing, crowdfunding is something that makes being an indie creative totally feasible. Kickstarter is basically synonymous with crowdfunding, and the first place anyone should look when they’re getting ready to raise. Kickstarter has a whole section of their site dedicated to publishing projects. This is both an awesome way of supporting the community ... read more »


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