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Book Designers or Book Design Templates?

May 5, 2015 - Book Design - 2 Comments

Book Designers or Book Design Templates

The thumbnail size of books on Amazon has prompted many authors to think twice before heavily investing in a professional cover design (where quotes can range from $400 to $2000).
This tendency to cut corners on design has given birth to another possibility in the past few years: pre-made book layout and cover design templates. Is it better to hire a professional book designer, or can you DIY using book design templates? We ran a quick survey among independent authors!


How To Set Up Your Author Profile on Reedsy

April 24, 2015 - Reedsy News - Leave your thoughts

Reedsy Author Profile

In today’s competitive publishing landscape, ensuring that you have the most cohesive and effective online presence is a crucial challenge towards establishing an author brand. This is what the Reedsy profiles are for: we allow you to integrate all the information about your writing and your books in one single, customizable website. Here’s how to ... read more »


The changing role of editors — An interview with Lane Ashfeldt

Lane Ashfeldt Editor Author

“We tend to associate independent publishing with early-career writers getting their first break, since this is the kind of story that has tended to grab the headlines. But another significant group of authors choosing to self-publish are mid-career writers whose contracts for certain titles have expired.” We say on our homepage that our Reedsy professionals ... read more »


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