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Full Traditional Publishing with Maximum Royalties

This option is reserved for those projects which we think have the potential for significant commercial success. Under this option, we pay 50% royalties and offer author copies at cost plus 15%. (Authors are not required to purchase copies.)

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Full Traditional Publishing with Moderate Royalties

This option is reserved for projects which we think have the potential for moderate or modest commercial success. Authors receive 30% royalties and author copies are offered at a rate of cost plus 25%. (Authors are not required to purchase copies.)

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Full Traditional Publishing with Minimal Royalties

This option is ideal for authors who are not seeking to distribute their projects widely, but mostly to family and friends or to use as a marketing tool for businesses. Under this option, we pay 20% royalties and offer author copies at cost plus 40%. (Authors are not required to purchase copies.)

What's included:

Regardless of which royalty and author copy structure we agree on, the following are the basic things we do as the publisher (details will be included in your signed contract):

  • One round of light copy editing
  • Original cover design for which we welcome author input
  • Interior formatting to prepare the manuscript for print
  • Printed proof(s)
  • One round of proofreading
  • Allowance for changes requested by the author to correct typographical errors, improve visual appeal, etc. provided they are reasonable and do not require significant time to make them up until the time of approval of distribution
  • An ISBN listing Legacy Book Press as the publisher of record
  • 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
  • Listing of appearance or other announcements of note regarding the author and/or his/her book(s) as time permits
  • Inclusion in any Legacy Book Press overall marketing efforts and promotion

There is also the potential for releasing your book as an audiobook if that fits with your goals, the book is suited to a listening audience, and we agree on terms (royalty splits on audiobooks will be different than the print/ebooks).

 

Ready to submit...

If you're ready to submit, please read and carefully follow theĀ submissions guidelines. If you have questions, please contact me at jodie@legacybookpress.com.