What's included:

Following are the basic things we do as the traditional publisher (subject to change at any time; what is in your offer email and then your agreement prevails):

  • Graduated royalty split structure based on book sales as follows:
    • Sales of 0 to 500 copies = 25%
    • ​Sales of 501 to 1000 copies = 35%
    • ​Sales of 1001 to 1500 copies = 45%
    • ​Sales of 1501 copies to 5000 copies = 50%
    • ​Sales of 5001 or more copies = 60%
  • Option to purchase author copies at a discount of 55% off the retail price (typically $15.99 but this can be altered slightly if it makes sense for your book and your marketing plans and/or to allow for returns).
  • A detailed timeline of "events" (found in our agreement) in the publishing process to guide the project
  • One round of light copy editing
  • Original cover design for which we welcome author input
  • Interior formatting coordinating with the cover to prepare the manuscript for print
  • Printed proof(s)
  • A PDF Advanced Reader Copy/Galley
  • Option to purchase printed Advanced Reader Copies/Galleys at cost
  • One round of proofreading
  • Allowance for changes requested by the author to correct typographical errors and improve visual and reading appeal, provided they are reasonable and do not require significant time to make them, up until the time of publication
  • An ISBN listing Legacy Book Press LLC as the publisher of record
  • Copyright registration with the U.S. Library of Congress listing author as copyright holder
  • Distribution of the print book through Amazon and/or IngramSpark
  • Ebook formatting
  • Ebook distribution through Amazon and/or Draft 2 Digital
  • Listing of the announcement of publication on Legacy Book Press social media channels
  • A dedicated book section/page on the Legacy Book Press website
  • Sharing information regarding appearances, reviews, or other announcements of note regarding the author and/or his/her book(s) as time permits on LBP social media and the website.
  • Inclusion in any Legacy Book Press overall marketing efforts and promotion
  • Access to a book marketing resources page only for LBP authors

Ready to submit...

If you're ready to submit, please read and carefully follow the submissions guidelines. If you have questions, please contact me at [email protected].