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WHAT ARE THE STAGES?

Evaluation and Contract

When you send your manuscript, it will be evaluated at no cost by our Editorial Department that will determine whether your book qualifies for our co-publishing program. If your book project is accepted for publication, we will send you our editorial feedback and a publishing proposal along with the details of the co-publishing agreement. Once we receive the signed agreement, we proceed to the next step.

Editing and proofreading

The editor assigned to your book project will examine your manuscript, look for misspellings and grammatical errors, ensure text consistency, clarity, syntax construction, and literary quality. The editor will take into consideration the reading and comprehension levels to make sure the text is compatible with the readers to whom it is addressed. While giving suggestions to improve the work, we will always respect your voice, vision and style. Your editor will send you the edited version for your review and approval.

Illustration and Design

The Design Department will examine your manuscript and suggest the design and layout that best fit your book to attract readers. If you need illustrations, we will assign you the illustrator that will implement your vision and render the most appropriate illustrations. You will follow the illustration process from sketches to final art.

Production and Printing

Upon your review and approval of all previous stages, we pass the files on to our Production Department where all the details are ironed out. Our production staff will produce electronic files that will be reviewed again by your assigned editor and designer to ensure that it is flawless. Before moving to the next stage, we will send you a final proof for your review. Once we receive your approval, the files are ready to be sent to press. Our books are printed in paperback, hardcover is also available. We will re-print as many runs as necessary at no additional cost to you. Your book will always be in stock to fulfill any incoming order.

Distribution and Sales

Once the books have been printed, we send you 10 copies for your personal use and enjoyment. We set up the title for distribution with Amazon, Barnes & Noble and our Web Bookstores. We keep the remaining copies to fulfill orders. You will receive 25% of the net profit from the books we sell. Sales reports and royalty payments are sent twice a year.