how to publish a book?

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how to publish a book?

Postby NPV » March 3rd, 2019, 7:04 pm

Hello. I finished editing my models and trying to figure out how to publish them. are there any suggestions?

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Re: how to publish a book?

Postby Brimstone » March 4th, 2019, 2:20 am

Hello NPV

Your best choice is self publishing. Go to http://www.createspace.com it's a company that belongs to Amazon, which means you will be immediately listed in all Amazon's stores around the globe. The thing is you have to do everything yourself, that means the design of every little detail has to be yours, content, cover, back cover and even the spine. This includes colors, fonts, sizes, etc. So if anything goes wrong it will be your fault because nobody reviews it. This means you should have had several testfolders that guarantee that your diagrams are correct.

The good news is that the royalties are higher than with usual publishing and you don't need to invest anything, if someone buys one book, then one book is printed, if nobody buys the book,no books are printed.

If you run into some trouble just write here or send me a pm and I'll gladly answer it.

Good luck, your models look very interesting.
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Re: how to publish a book?

Postby steingar » March 4th, 2019, 4:57 pm

The publish on demand route is a good one, and beats what you used to do to self publish. That said, you get no promotion at all, and you do have to arrange the book. Also, what format does createspace use? Do you have to arrange everything with Publisher? Or do you just submit a PDF? Could change your outlay costs considerably.

The nice thing about having a publisher is they arrange everything and you do get some promotion, the amount depending on the publisher. Of course, every artist has to be ready to promote their own work.
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Re: how to publish a book?

Postby Brimstone » March 4th, 2019, 9:35 pm

PDF is fine, that's what I sent for mine.
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Re: how to publish a book?

Postby NPV » March 10th, 2019, 5:14 am

Thank you for your advice.
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