Checklist

Choose options for a complete book project from start to finish. The following questions will guide you through typical details needed for publishing a book.

Some of the options do not require an answer right away. At the end, you may submit this form by clicking “next” so we can give feedback and a price.

Inside the Book

 

Is your manuscript finished?

  Yes.
  Not yet, but I can estimate the final length.
  No. I need help.

What is the approximate length of your written manuscript?

 
Word Count:  Not sure
 

How is your manuscript prepared?

  Handwritten.
  Typewritten.
  Computer files in MS-Word or or other wordprocessing.
  Computer files with other software.
  Which program? 

Editorial Corrections

  None.
  Basic (editorial corrections only).
  Comprehensive (constructive feedback with editorial comments & corrections).

Design & Layout of Text

  (pages inside the book)
  No help needed.
  Refine my existing layout.
  Create a custom layout.

What best describes the general content of your manuscript?

  Reader Age
  Subject

Which items will be included in your book?

 

(Mark all that apply.)

  Dedication.
  Acknowledgements.
  Introduction, Preface, and/or Foreword.
  Table of Contents.
  Images throughout.
  Outlines.
  Glossary.
  Bibliography.
  Appendix.
  Index.
  Not sure about these options.

 
Graphics

 

How many graphics?

  Indicate how many items in each category will appear in your project. Give an approximate number if you don’t know exactly.
   Photos
   Illustrations
   Charts
   Maps
   Tables

Do any items require touch-up or modifications?

  No.
  Not sure. (please explain)
  Yes. (please explain)
  

How are your graphics prepared?

  None.
  Digital files.
  Already embedded in my manuscript.
  Need scanned.
  Not sure.

 
Book Cover

 

Cover Design & Layout

  No help. I will provide complete trouble-free electronic files.
  Limited-Help. Just improve on my existing design.
  Fully customized cover design.

Back Cover Writing

  None.
  No, I am writing it.
  Yes, improve what I already have written.
  Yes, write the back cover for me.

Barcode

  None.
  Yes, print barcode on back cover.
  Not sure.

 
General Options

 

Page Size (width x height)

  5.5" x 8.5"
  6" x 9"
  8.5" x 11"
  Other:
  Not Sure

What is the approximate page count of the finished book?

 
Page Count:  Not sure
  (Page size, photos, formatting, and other items can affect page count. For this reason, finished page count is often different than manuscript page count.)

Book Identity with ISBN

  None.
  I will provide my own.
  Buy one ISBN.
  Buy publisher's block of 10 ISBNs.
  Let me choose later.

Copyright Registration

  None.
  I will provide my own.
  Yes, I need copyright registration.

 
Printing

Book Printing

  None.
  I am handling the printing myself.
  Yes, I need a price for printing.

Pages

  Paper:  
  Ink:  

Paperback Books

  Quantity:  
  Cover:  

Hardback Books

  Quantity:  
  Case Cover:  
  Case Foil:  
  Endsheet:  
  Endsheet Printing:  
  Dust Jacket:  
   
 Need help on hardback options.

Freight Destination

  All books ship to my specified address.
  All books kept at Pine Orchard warehouse.
  Combination. I want some books shipped to me and some books kept at the warehouse.
  Let me choose later.

 
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