Q. What are the costs?
A: The project costs £500.00 to be paid in two instalments. This includes £5 per copy and a minimum first order of 100 copies. The first instalment will be paid at the beginning of the project, the second before it goes to print. The project includes full copy editing, layout design and typesetting, Cover layout preparation, preparation of print ready files and upload to our printer, ISBN registration, legal deposit of copies in the 6 legal deposit libraries including the British Library and inclusion of the book in the Nielsen information database that allows book shops and online book sellers to list the book and of course project management all the way through. Subsequent orders can be as low as 25 copies.
We recommend that authors sell the book for around £10 (in line with normal prices for Poetry collections)
Q. What does the price include?
A: The price includes professional copy-editing, typesetting and design layout of the book, cover layout, print ready file preparation to our printer’s specification, print, production and delivery. In addition your book will be available to all booksellers (book shops or otherwise) as a print on demand title. This means anyone can order your book using the title or ISBN number.
Please note that if you request the book in colour (because of illustrations, etc) the printing costs will go up.
Q. What happens about royalties?
A: We don’t pay royalties. Everything is calculated to keep the price at which we sell books to you as low as possible.
Q. Will Bx3 sell my book online?
A: No. You are encouraged to sell your book on your own web site. It will be available as a print on demand title via the likes of Amazon and Wordery etc.
Q. What size will the book be?
A: The standard size will be 203×133 mm. Page count up to 100 pages. For longer works a tailored quotation will be provided.
Q. What quality of paper and binding will be used?
A: The paper quality will be in line with those used for regular Burning Eye Books c. 70gsm regular paperback book quality paper. The cover will be regular paperback grade cover board printed using four colour process (CMYK) and laminated in either gloss of matt. Binding is perfect-bound paperback. Bx3 editions are available as paperback only.
Q. Will there be an option for ebooks?
A: Unfortunately we cannot offer ebook formats at this time. We hope to add them as an option depending on the success of Bx3.
Q. What format should I submit?
A: Visit the Submit page for guidelines.
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