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What to expect from your book cover designer

June 25, 2015 - Book Design - 2 Comments

What to expect from your book cover designer

You’ve written a brief and commissioned a designer. What’s next? Bestselling book cover designer Simon Avery explains the process of working with a cover designer, from the first concepts up to the final payment. He also has a very special offer for authors! Professional cover design is part of what makes a bestselling title. So ... read more »


Stranger Than Fiction? Probably Not: Why you might want to rethink your memoir

Rethink your memoir

Today, our lovely editor and Reedsy advisor Rebecca Heyman shares her thoughts on writing memoirs. In this lively and informative post, Becca offers some brilliant no-nonsense insights on the competitiveness of the memoir genre and why fiction might be a safer bet. Memoir is everywhere. The genre is pervasive, clogging slush piles and hard drives and ... read more »


Putting Readers First — An Interview with Publishizer’s founder Guy Vincent

Publishizer Putting Readers First

Crowdfunding is possibly one of the evolutions in publishing that is most exciting to independent authors who are serious about their work. It turns the traditional publishing model upside down, with readers basically funding the books before they are published, and authors finding an audience before even finishing the manuscript. Last year, we hosted a ... read more »


Learning from a world-class designer and typographer, Erik Spiekermann

Today, our CEO Emmanuel has the amazing opportunity to interview Erik Spiekermann. Erik is a world-famous art historian, typographer, designer and author who says he is “suffering from typomania: a sickness that is incurable but not lethal.” Erik is the designer behind many global brands and publications such as Audi, Bosch and The Economist. Erik also designed ... read more »


10 Tips on How to Make an Author Website

June 2, 2015 - Book Marketing - 1 Comment

In today’s competitive book market, making an author website that helps you sell more books and build your profile requires more than just a Blogspot page and a domain with your name in it. In this article, we’ve worked with experienced Reedsy web designers to whittle down ten top tips that will help you build ... read more »


"Be A Lean Author", with Patrick Vlaskovits

Today we interview bestselling author and entrepreneur Patrick Vlaskovits, whose constant search for better ways of working has turned him into a formidable thought-leader in technology and business. His writing has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and The Browser and he speaks at technology conferences nationally and internationally. We ... read more »


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