Get comfortable with book design terms so you can best communicate with your cover and interior layout designer.
Brush up on your book production terms in our book production glossary. Learn the lingo.
Get an overview of general book terms, including author royalties, book genre, imprint, and subsidiary rights.
Get familiar with common book distribution terms, including wholesaler, list price, and publication date.
Learn everything you need to know about ebooks, including what EPUB, MOBI, DRM, and book metadata are.
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.
Get up to speed on tech terms related to publishing a book, such as responsive web design, download, operating system, and address bar.
Learn book marketing lingo, including terms such as author platform, book review, book trailer, and media kit.