Publishing contracts are like all contracts in one specific way. A publishing contract also has fine print. And what is not in the contract can be as important as what is.
For instance, did you know…
Unless stated otherwise, a contract can stay in force for 70 years after your death?
Make sure you understand what you are signing. Pull out those reading glasses and read each, and every, line. And don’t be shy about asking questions. Information is empowering. So garner all the info you can before signing on the dotted line.
Fingers crossed that one day I’ll have this problem. Ha Ha.
So, you’ve written a children’s book but what now?
How do you decide which service to publish with?
I think it really depends on your target audience. More than cost and convenience needs to be considered. Where do you want to market your book? What age is your book for? Will it sell better in e-format or hardback? Do you want to see it in libraries or schools? What size will it be? Those are just a few.
Her post explains the costs and services of three print-on-demand routes you can take. . For my easy reader I went with just Createspace, but for my two picture books, I used Ingram Sparks and Createspace.
Have you published a picture book? Which did you use?
Do you only publish e-books? Why?
If you’ve written and published a children’s book, click on the contact me button and let me know all about your book. I’d love to share with my readers.
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