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What is Reedsy?

Start here to know Reedsy better and get the most out of our platform! 😼 What is Reedsy? Reedsy is a marketplace that connects authors with the publishing world’s best freelancers to help them create awesome books. With a community of over 500,000 indie authors and professionals, Reedsy has become the place to find the right editors, designers, marketers, publicists, and web developers to mak...
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Reedsy Blog — the world’s largest writing and publishing resource

Not sure about the cost of self-publishing? In need of practical tips on how to write dynamic characters and improve your craft? Head to the ever-popular Reedsy blog, where we offer insights into publishing and the art of writing. Writing a book and publishing it are two very different — but equally formidable — challenges, both of which have steep learning curves. With the single goal of prov...
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Reedsy Learning — your free online publishing school 🎓

Reedsy provides a range of free 10-day courses taught by publishing professionals and experienced authors — and you can find them all on our Reedsy Learning page! Here’s what you need to know about these courses. 5 minutes a day for 10 days! To sign up for one of our free learning courses, just head over to our courses page, find the topic that best suits your needs, and sign up with your ema...
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Reedsy Discovery — get reviews for your books

Is your book in the final stages of production? Perhaps the editing is mostly finished, and your cover design looks rock-solid? In that case, you’re probably thinking of ways to market it. Read on to find out how Reedsy Discovery can help boost your marketing efforts. Submit your book to our reviewers For a fee of $50, you can submit your book to Reedsy Discovery’s pool of verified reviewers....
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Reedsy Live — free educational webinars with top publishing professionals

On Reedsy Live, we take our free content philosophy one step further by inviting top publishing professionals to share their tips on live YouTube webinars. This is a unique opportunity to learn directly from professionals with years of experience in the publishing industry — and perhaps even ask them some of your burning questions! Reedsy Live events take place bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 3 pm ...
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Reedsy Short Story Contest — submit to be featured and win $250! 📝

Reedsy sends a newsletter every Friday with five themed writing prompts (which can also be found on the Reedsy Prompts page). Writers have one week — until the following Friday — to submit a story based on one of these prompts. Our team will pick a winner each week who will be featured on our blog, win $250, and may be featured in an upcoming issue of PROMPTED, Reedsy’s short fiction magazine. ...
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Reedsy’s YouTube channel — subscribe for writing and publishing tips! 📺

Whether it’s tips for stronger dialogue, insights on writing fight scenes, or explanations for the KDP Select program — Reedsy’s YouTube channel can answer all your publishing questions. Every week on Tuesday and Friday, Reedsy’s intrepid YouTuber and writer Shaelin Bishop debuts a new video packed with tips on writing, editing, and marketing books in the modern publishing landscape. This is a...
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Reedsy Freelancer Blog — top resources for publishing professionals

Reedsy’s mission to provide free educational content doesn’t stop with authors. On our Freelancer blog, we regularly produce content for publishing professionals at all experience levels. From pointers on how to transition to freelancing in the publishing sphere to invoice templates and tax tips, we consult our network of industry professionals to collect practical, actionable info. We’re cons...
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Feedback? A product idea? A service you’d like to see on Reedsy? We’re all ears! At Reedsy, we’re always working to improve your experience, so we’d love to hear what we can do better. Do you have a feature suggestion? Something you would like to see changed on Reedsy? You can send your product feedback, thoughts, and ideas to or send us a message via the “Help!” button at t...
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