PUBLISHING YOUR BOOK - STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
Creating your book with us is easy! You send the manuscript ? You select the services & book type you need ? We do the rest!
All new title set-ups should follow the process below whether the new title being set up is for existing accounts already published with us or new accounts. A detailed description of our process is available for those wishing to know more. You may also download the pdf. (Right-click and select 'Save As' or simply click to open in a new browser window.)
QUICK STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
(A FULL DESCRIPTION OF OUR PROCESS IS AVAILABLE HERE)
1. Read our website to learn about requirements and services if you haven't already.
These timelines are estimates as every book is unique and time spent varies greatly depending on services opted for, as in for instance, editing. Size of bars are not intended to reflect duration.
See the full guide.
We recommend using our Full-Service Method as detailed above which is offered at no extra-cost regardless of your experience level. However, we understand that everyone has their particular way of working. This is why we've opted to provide our authors/publishers an array of methodologies. Authors / Publishers should base their choice below on their habits, comfort zones and skill sets.
Authors should base their choice below on their habits, comfort zones and skill sets.
(Skill/Technology set & Level: None)
At no extra cost, your account representative takes you by the hand. You will e-mail/upload your manuscript and/or images for your cover, and your account representative will return to you with a design for your approval. We design your book cover with or without your own images!
Before you begin:
(Skill/Technology set & Level: Word Processor +++, Graphics Processor-for Images ++, Graphics Processor-for Covers +++)
SOME of our more experienced authors or professional publishers prefer to work on their own. They have their own way of doing things and have mastered their text and design processing software. They have meticulously selected their font, looked at margin structures and page layouts. They have designed their chapter headings and had a colleague or friend design the book cover for them. They have done all the requisite spelling and fact checks. Copy-edits are done and their manuscript has been professionally edited. They'd be flabbergasted if we touched their files. These authors will prefer using this method.
Before you begin: