Why Rejection Sucks, From Both Sides

Posted by on Oct 5, 2013 in REUTS | 3 Comments
Why Rejection Sucks, From Both Sides

It may seem silly for a member of a publishing company to gripe about how much rejecting manuscripts sucks. Having been on both sides of the email, I feel I have a new perspective that needs to be shared. One I wish I didn’t have to be a part of in either situation, but unfortunately that’s the […]

Book Cover Art Chapter 2: Info Dump to Brainstroming

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Books, Design Advice, REUTS, Series | One Comment

And we’re back, for another installment of the REUTS Book Cover Art Series. Following Chapter 1: Groundwork‘s success, we’re moving into more of the meat of Book Cover Art design– and by meat we’re referring to charcuterie board type appetizer, because this definitely isn’t the main course! If you’re following the steps I denoted in Chapter […]

What do accountants and vampires have in common?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Authors, Books | One Comment

Quite a lot, actually. But let me back up a bit. If you saw REUTS participating in the #MSWL Twitter Event this past week, you probably saw our request for a a shiny new take on the original vampire and zombie tales of old. The truth of the matter is, REUTS is so fortunate to […]

Book Cover Art Chapter 1: Groundwork

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Books, Design Advice, REUTS, Series | 5 Comments

After the overwhelming success of Kisa’s (@KisaWhipkey) Sub-Genre Series, I’ll be stepping in next to do the first Book Cover Art Series. Cover Art is quite a beast to take on, so expect this to be the first chapter (of many) breaking down the process– start-to-finish– in creating a print-ready book cover design. And I’ll […]

The Hybrid: What Makes REUTS Different?

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in REUTS | One Comment

You’ve seen it on our website, REUTS distinguishes itself from other publishing companies by being a “hybrid of self-publishing and traditional methods.” This description is an extension of our “independent” title, and a way for us to better explain our process. But look! We have a blog, and can further expand on this “hybrid” nomenclature, […]

A Two-Fold Post of Awesome

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Authors, Books, REUTS | 2 Comments

This post has been a long time coming, and although it’s a two-fold post, each fold is just as important as the other. You’ve probably seen the updates around REUTS.com with the addition of an author section (and we’re prepping for our “books” section), and two individuals whose names are unclickable. Who are these mysterious vixens? […]

RCNTC: The Results

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in Nano, REUTS | 2 Comments

We’re overjoyed at the amount of participation the REUTS Camp Nano Team Competition received, and it’s about time we give out some prizes. First, a congratulations to all those who met their personal goal, regardless what you set for yourself this time. The REUTS team couldn’t believe some of the Word Count numbers people were sending […]

An imaginative story is going to unfold before you…

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Authors, Books, REUTS | One Comment

    A story that will plunge the you into Earth’s future, where humans with extraordinary abilities make all the rules– and one exceptional young girl defies them all to earn her freedom. This post has been delayed for some time, but we finally feel it’s appropriate to share the awesome news of a new acquisition […]

RCNTC Team Prize

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in Nano, REUTS | No Comments

You all know the prize if your team has the highest word count is a drafting journal, ready for you to fill its pages with the next best seller! But, what you don’t know is how it looks. Have no fear! We’ve got it all figured out, and are ready to reveal the journal cover […]

REUTS Publication Camp Nano Teams – The Low Down

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Nano, REUTS | 5 Comments

Today is July 1st! The beginning of Camp Nano, and the inaugural REUTS Camp Nano Team Competition! RCNTC, for short… which really isn’t any shorter… As promised in last week’s first, official (non-blog) newsletter, here’s all the information you need if you’ve signed up to participate. And if you happened to miss the announcement, sign up for receive […]