Welcome to the Reedsy Blog

A trusted place to learn how to successfully publish your book

reedsy parrot logo

How My Editor Helped Me Understand Historical Fiction

August 14, 2018 - From our Authors - 2 Comments

historical fiction

Dan Cross' debut novel, "Caesar of Mercenaries," has been shortlisted for the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Award. In this post, he talks about the responsibility historical fiction writers have when it comes to blending fact and fiction — and the advice his editor ultimately gave him that set him on the path to success.

12 Character Archetypes Every Writer Should Already Know

August 8, 2018 - Perfecting your Craft - 1 Comment

character archetypes 1

‘Character archetypes’ are something you imagine bohemian writers talking about at length — perhaps while smoking a cigarette and stroking their pointy beards. And when they move onto the topic of Jungian theory, you can see yourself tuning out of the conversation altogether. But despite their seemingly high-minded background in psychoanalysis, understanding character archetypes can ... read more »

Reedsy can help you publish - learn more