Ricardo Fayet, co-founder of Reedsy, an online publishing services marketplace, discusses the startup’s business model and philosophy.
Italian Writing Festival Takes Women, Self-Publishing Seriously
The Women’s Writing Festival in Matera, Italy was a showcase for the growing importance of women’s fiction and self-publishing in Europe.
How Soon Will the Majority of Books Be Self-Published?
Literary agent Andrew Lownie believes that in 5-10 years, 75% of books will be self-published, 20% assisted by agents, and only 5% traditionally published.
Why Climate Fiction Has Gone Viral
The literary genre cli-fi, or climate fiction, is booming as the true risks to humanity from global climate change become more prevalent.
Italy’s TV Reality Show Ignored Psychology of Authors
Italy’s Masterpiece TV reality show for writers failed to attract viewers, in part, because it didn’t account for the way writers empathize with others.
Italy’s “Masterpiece” TV Competition for Writers Defies Low Expectations
Rather than being an exercise in humiliation, Italy’s new television literary talent show proves to be stylish, fun and surprisingly compelling viewing.
Brainstorming at the Spa: A Unique Italian Retreat for Women Writers
Brainstorming at the Spa in Matera, Italy brings together women writers for a unique opportunity to workshop their recent work. Claude Nougat reports on the latest session.
Is Baby Boomer Lit the Next Hot Genre?
The 77.5 million Baby Boomers have buying power and they read. As these readers continue to get older, they represent a huge opportunity for publishers.