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What is a Short Story? Definitions and Examples

May 17, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Reedsy’s comprehensive guide to all things short story-related! In this series how to write, submit, and publish your short story. Read more →


Inclusive Language: An Author's Guide (with Examples)

May 10, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Learn about inclusive language with examples that will help you welcome a wider range of readers into the wonderful world of your writing. Read more →


Social Media for Writers: The Complete Guide

May 07, 2021 – Book Marketing

There are many types of social media for writers, each with its own pros and cons. Learn all about the major platforms and how to make the most of your social channels as an author! Read more →


What is Kindle Vella? And Should You Join as an Author?

Apr 21, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

Kindle Vella is Amazon’s foray into the “serialization market,” competing with Wattpad or Radish, for a readership consisting mostly of young readers. So how is Kindle Vella different? Read more →


BookFunnel Review: Should You Use It to Deliver Your Ebooks?

Apr 19, 2021 – Book Marketing

Thinking about using BookFunnel to deliver your ebooks? Here's what it has to offer, from stellar reader support to group promotions. Read more →


Reedsy's Guide to Sustainable Publishing

Apr 19, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

If you're an eco-conscious author looking to publish responsibly, we've got you covered with our guide to sustainable book publishing. Read more →


50+ Book Ideas (and 10 Ways to Find Even More!)

Apr 09, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

The ultimate bank of book ideas ripe and ready for writing. Plus 10 creative ways to come up with even more of your own. Read more →


How to Build an Author Email List in 6 Simple Steps

Apr 08, 2021 – Book Marketing

Your email list, unlike social media platforms, is entirely within your control, and leveraging it well means you won’t be losing readers who can be turned into life-long fans. Let’s take a look at how you can build your own mailing list in 6 practical steps. Read more →


What is a Memoir? True Life Stories, Minus the Boring Parts

Apr 06, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

What is a memoir? And why is it not an autobiography? Have all your questions answered on this whistle-stop tour of memoirs past and present. Read more →


In Medias Res: Definition, Usage, and Examples

Apr 02, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Discover how writers can use "in medias res" openings to jumpstart their stories. Features examples from books and films. Read more →


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