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How Authors and Editors Can Work Better Together

September 10, 2015 - Understanding Publishing - 2 Comments

Reedsy was created with the purpose of allowing independent authors to work with some of the best editorial and design talent out there, and build long-lasting, fruitful collaborations. In this guest post, editor and novelist Andrew Lowe explains how self-publishing has transformed the author-editor connection into a powerful creative partnership. Have a look at this ... read more »


A Facebook Author Page, Still Worth It?

September 3, 2015 - Book Marketing - 9 Comments

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Facebook’s decision a few years ago to limit page owners’ “organic reach”— and force them to pay to reach their followers— saw many authors getting frustrated at the dwindling number of fans who saw their posts. Several decided to shut down their Facebook author page altogether and switch to an “author profile”, a dangerous tactic ... read more »


The San Francisco Writers' Grotto — An Interview with Julia Scheeres

San Francisco Writers Grotto

Last updated: 07/31/2017 In the past few weeks, we’ve been exploring different subjects around the writing craft on the Reedsy blog, giving a place for our exceptional editors’ experience and knowledge to be shared with writers. Today, we want to delve deeper into the subjects of creativity and craft, and interview Julia Scheeres. On top ... read more »


Six common writing mistakes by first-time authors, and how to fix them!

August 18, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft - 53 Comments

Six Common Writing Mistakes

Last updated: 07/10/2017 Today, one of our most experienced editors on Reedsy shares some invaluable advice for first-time authors! Lourdes Venard specializes in crime fiction, science fiction, Young Adult, memoirs, and other nonfiction. She also teaches for the University of California, San Diego’s copyediting certificate program. When it comes to writing, every writer is unique. But ... read more »


Pinterest for authors: a step-by-step guide

July 28, 2015 - Book Marketing - 11 Comments

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Pinterest is the social media site that has every wannabe chef and bride-to-be totally hooked. It allows users to “pin their interests” to create virtual scrapbooks filled with hundreds of inspirational images: recipes, vacation destinations, home decor, wedding details, etc. With about 70 million users, the idea behind the platform is to enhance the ingenuity ... read more »


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