Here are some questions our authors/clients often ask MPP. Let us know if you have any additional questions!
Generally, it takes about three months from your first contact with us to having a book in your hand.
We will. We’ve done it before, and we will do it again for you. We are author-friendly and address all the steps (copy-editing, proofreading, cover design, interior layout, print and eBook formatting, size, and paper specifications, obtaining ISBNs for print and eBook, securing copyright, etc.) from start to finish.
We will if it’s
We get those for
you, for both print and eBook.
We guide you
through securing your copyright by uploading and registering your finished PDF with
the US Copyright Office.
We will. We have
contacts with excellent and efficient artists and designers.
in-house designer will interact with you to work on your vision and preferences,
whether your book is text only, or text and illustrations or photos.
We use IngramSpark,
a company that produces high-quality print-on-demand books. They have worldwide
distribution channels. We enjoy a very successful partnership with them.
which has a vast global distribution network, brick-and-mortar and online.
We will advise
you, looking at printing costs, shipping costs, retailers’ discounts, etc. It’s
not too hard and can be revised and tweaked at later times.
We market it on
our website and through our social media presence. You market it through your
self-promotion, book fairs, lectures, etc.
booksellers will have your books on hand and will ship if necessary. Online
stores such as Amazon will handle their own shipping. Books sold on our website
are shipped by us.
We order them from
the printer, IngramSpark, and have them shipped directly to you. You get them
at cost (printing plus shipping) plus a small additional surcharge per book. The
surcharge is $1 or 10% of cost, whichever is lower. The books you receive are
yours to sell or give away as you choose.
For any book sold
through our website or delivered by IngramSpark to retailers we get 33% of the profit
and you keep 67%.
We transmit your royalties
(profits) to you five months after the month of sales.
You keep all the
profit for books that you sell directly. You purchase your books at cost
(printing plus shipping) plus our small surcharge.
Fast. Your book is
important to us. We are excited about it. We strive to keep the process moving smoothly
Yes, MPP will provide the author with a single
printed copy as part of the final printing approval process.