eBook Formatting and Listing
Book Formatting and Listing
Full Text Typesetting
Professional typesetters will manually craft your manuscript using InDesign for your chosen book formats, including using a layout and typefaces that are chosen specifically to match the genre of your book.
Your ebooks will be produced in the latest formats (KF8 & ePub3). This means that your ebooks will display well across all applicable platforms, but that you can also take advantage of the enhanced capabilities of newer devices.
Bespoke Cover Design
We know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but readers do just that. When publishing with us, professional designers will create a stunning cover image using InDesign that will maximise the potential of your book/ebook. For the book version, this design will include front, back and spine.
Images can enhance the reader’s experience of your book/ebook, and we are happy to insert up to 10 images at no extra cost. Please contact us for a quote if you would like to insert more than 10 images.
Wide Choice of Book Sizes
We offer a wide range of book sizes to choose from: 5″ x 8″, 5.25″ x 8″, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 6″ x 9″, 8″ x 10″
Maximum Word Count
Please contact us for a quote if your book length is greater than this.
You will receive a proof digital copy of your ebook to approve before it is published. This will be supplied in Kindle format.
You will receive proof digital copies of your book/ebook to approve before they are published. The book format will be a PDF proof copy (if applicable) and the ebook will be a Kindle proof copy.
Once your book is in print, you can order any number of books at a discounted price through your CreateSpace account.
Amazon Book Listing
If required, we will list your book on Amazon by uploading all the relevant details to your CreateSpace account (we will create one if you don’t have one). Extended author and book information can be added to your listings by ordering one of our marketing packages.
Amazon Kindle Listing
We will list your ebook on Amazon through your KDP account (we will create one if you don’t have one).
NB We recommend that you have your ebook version listed only on Amazon initially to take advantage of their Select Program (see Select Program).
Amazon ‘Look Inside’ Feature
These are added as standard when your book is uploaded through Amazon’s interfaces.
Barnes and Noble and Apple’s iBookstore via Lulu
We will list your ebook (ePub version) with the above stores if you are not taking advantage of Amazon’s Select Program.
ISBN (International Standard Book Number)
An ISBN will be allocated to your ebook and book (where applicable). This will enable you to sell your book/ebook online and in bookstores.
NB You can obtain a free ISBN yourself from Amazon and Lulu to use on their respective platforms but you will not be able to use these ISBNs elsewhere.
Rights to Your Book/eBook
You retain full rights to your book/ebook and have control over your listings.
Royalties of up to 70% of the sale price of your book/ebook will be paid directly to you on a monthly basis by Amazon, CreateSpace & Lulu.com. This is subject to their minimum payouts.