When it comes to book distribution, it’s vital to understand the difference between wholesale and retail distribution, and how it affects author royalties.
Brush up on your book production terms in our book production glossary. Learn the lingo.
Get comfortable with book design terms so you can best communicate with your cover and interior layout designer.
Learn about the Mill City Press publishing timeline and approximately how long your book might take to publish, along with our turnaround time for each stage.
Here’s what you need to know about printing a book, including digital and offset printing, as well as saddle stitch, perfect bind, and trim size.
Learn everything you need to know about ebooks, including what EPUB, MOBI, DRM, and book metadata are.
Get familiar with common book distribution terms, including wholesaler, list price, and publication date.
Get an overview of general book terms, including author royalties, book genre, imprint, and subsidiary rights.
Learn why author websites are a key part of book marketing, what information the best author websites include, and how to use a website to connect with readers.
Self-publishing a children’s book has unique challenges and special considerations. Save time and money by knowing these five facts before getting started.