Self-pub Tips

Print Book Parameters

“I’m loading my print book to CreateSpace/IngramSpark. Uh… what does all this stuff mean?” The first time you load your print book files to a printer’s website can be daunting; all that publishing jargon. Here’s a guide to what the terms means and the standard choices for self-published works. Trade vs Mass Market The usual […]

Pricing Your Print Book

“My cover designer wants to know my list price for the bar code. Where the heck do I get that price from?” The Cast Before we begin, there’s a cast of characters for you to meet. The Author/Publisher: that’s you. The Printer/Distributor: companies like CreateSpace, IngramSpark and many others. The Retailer: bookstore and libraries. The […]

Moving from CreateSpace to IngramSpark

Want to get into the library distribution systems with your self-published works? IngramSpark is the place for you.