Learn what an ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is and what they’re used for. Want one or more for your book? Find out how to buy an ISBN here.
A step-by-step guide to the editing process and everything you need to know about self-editing, beta readers, developmental editors, copy editors, proofreaders.
Printing books takes time… but how long? Offset and digital (plus print-on-demand) printing times vary. Check out our infographics for comparison and reference.
Learn the standard book (trim) sizes for print-on-demand (POD) books, and how binding, paper type, and interior color options affect trim size options.
Learn your book printing options (digital and offset) and which factors—interior color treatment, author platform, special features—will influence your choice.
Learn how to price an ebook by understanding what affects ebook prices like author royalties, book length, and genre so you can stay competitive and profitable.
Learn how to set the right retail price of your book so you can sell your book at a competitive price compared to other books in your genre.
Learn the Mill City Press manuscript format guidelines so you can guide your designer with formatting tags to ensure your book’s layout is how you want it.
Strategic marketing can help sell more books. Get started early, gain traction, and keep momentum going throughout your book publishing process.
Publish your book like a pro to compete in the industry. Invest in editing and custom design, understand publishing timelines, and market strategically.