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message 1: by Ricardo (new)

Ricardo (ricardofayet) | 9 comments Here's a quick message to present you Reedsy! We are building a community of top publishing professionals (editors, illustrators and soon marketers) to work with authors:

Reedsy is very curated: so far, 200 amazing publishing professionals selected among 3,000 applications. They are coming from the best publishing houses and have about 4,000 books in their portfolios. Here are some of them:

Jane Friedman:
Rebecca Heyman:
Kiele Raymond:
Averill Buchanan:
Tom Flood:

Mark Karis:
Nicole Caputo:
Daniel Cullen:
Mark Ecob:

Any thoughts or comments are more than welcome!

message 2: by Richard (new)

Richard Sutton (richardsutton) | 198 comments There is an ages-old expression of advice in the design business that I've kept in my head since I first took marker pens to a pad of visualizer paper. It has served me very well over the years, and is something anyone who wants to negotiate or contract with a graphics/formatting professional needs to remember:

Make a list of three points:


Now pick two. You can only get two at a time.

message 3: by Ricardo (new)

Ricardo (ricardofayet) | 9 comments Totally agree, Richard. All freelance graphic artists on Reedsy are good and can be fast ;)

message 4: by Krisz (new)

Krisz (krisznadasi) | 16 comments Talking about editors, I've worked with Book Helpline and they were fast, nice, professional and not so expensive! I'd gladly recommend them to anyone :)

message 5: by James (new)

James Erith (jameserith) | 10 comments I am a Reedsy fan - and found my editor, John Hudspith, after looking at five other great matches on Reedsy. What a blessing to have such a quality choice of top pro's - all with their own styles, prices, speed etc. under one roof.
Great stuff, Ricardo. A real game-changer for those of us doing this seriously.
James Erith

message 6: by Ricardo (new)

Ricardo (ricardofayet) | 9 comments Thanks a lot for the kind words, James! John is certainly a fantastic editor, and ALLi member, too. I'm glad that this need we identified for serious writers exists indeed and that we're making it easier. Your comment made my day!

message 7: by S. (new)

S. Aksah | 387 comments Will have to check that out. Ive already have an editor but I think my cover need a proper do.

message 8: by S. (new)

S. Aksah | 387 comments skint that I am though..

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