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PUBLISH YOUR BOOK TODAY with EXPRESS PUBLISHING!!

Important
information for prospective authors.

Poseidon Books is pleased to present a special author
friendly publishing service.  If you want to get your book ‘out
there’ without fuss and bother, this is your answer.  Our
Express Publishing
option will get your book out for you within six
weeks.  All you have to do is follow the guidelines below and
you’re on the road to being a published author.  It couldn’t be
easier.

This service includes trade
paperback  formatting of your manuscript, ISBN numbers and bar codes,
special discounts for authors, one-on-one author support,
inclusion in our online bookstore, and promotional assistance and advice
to help you get your book out there.

Copy
editing.


This is one of the most important steps in the process of book
publication.
This process involves checking the spelling, grammar and punctuation of
the document and ensures that the final text is well presented and free
from errors. Your manuscript must be submitted to us edited to your best ability.
Talk to us if you want to explore a
comprehensive edit.

 

ISBN
registration


Books that are to be offered for sale in bookshops will require an ISBN
(International Standard Book Number) which will be printed on the imprint
page and on the cover. This number is supplied by us.

 


Cover
design


We design your cover using the information you send to us on the cover art
form.  The cover is created by our in house graphic artists, or you
can supply the elements yourself.

 

Bibliographic
registration


This is the process of registering a book with the various bibliographic
bodies.

 

 

Australian
Library Copyright Registration


Publishers in Australia are required by law to send one copy of your book
to the National  Library.

 

 

Publicity
and Sales 


After we register the book with databases in Australia, the information
will appear in a publication called “The Bookseller” which contains a
list of all newly published books, this publication is widely read
amongst all bookstores. In addition it will be added to a list called
“Books In Print” which is circulated to most bookstores. Your book
will be listed on US and UK databases and available from Amazon and
other on line stores overseas. Your books will be produced on demand as
they are ordered from our printer/distributor.

MARKETING YOUR BOOK
We have prepared a special marketing planner for you to download in
pdf- click here to download
it.

 

 

EXPRESS PUBLISHING PLAN 

 includes the
following:

  • A
    paperback book printed in black ink with a full-colour cover. 


  • Conversion of your Microsoft Word files to
    typesetting files. Other word processor formats are acceptable
    pending review by us. 

  • Formatting and pre-press
    preparation.

  • Professional Cover Design.

  • Page
    proofs emailed to you as PDF files.

  • ISBN
    number – a number unique to your book (needed by bookstores to order
    books from the wholesaler).


  • Barcode required by most bookstores in order to shelve your book.


  • Copyright registration in your name in the Australian National
    Library.

  • 20%
    net royalty on all sales of your book, excluding author purchases.

  • 1
    book sent to the Australian National Library.


  • Full Distribution Worldwide.


  • Listing of your book on all major databases.

  • 5
    copies of your book delivered to you.

  • Your
    book will be made available to bookstores and retail internet sales
    for the duration of your agreement.


  • Your own page on the Poseidon Books website, including secure
    Internet sales.

  • Placement on Amazon.


  • Assistance

    with marketing your book.

  • Twice yearly sales report.

  • A
    special discount price of 40% for any extra copies we supply to you.

  • This
    package price is for books up to 50,000 words. For extra
    pages and photos inclusion, let us know so we can discuss any extra
    costs with you.

  • For authors outside
    Australia, your book is placed on overseas
    databases for local printing and distribution in the USA, UK and
    Europe and availability on Amazon. 


Ask us about the cost of this plan.

 

 

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Our
unique service to authors combines the power of new technologies with the
virtues of the traditional publishing model. The author/editor
relationship has always been fundamental to high-quality publishing. We
know no amount of automation can replace the person-to-person
communication that is essential to turn a good manuscript into an
excellent book.

 

Contact
us for further information and for a copy of the agreement.   To
submit your material for evaluation, you may either email it as an
attachment in Word, RTF, PDF or Lotus WP.  You can also post it to us
at: Poseidon Books, P.O. Box 2554, Burleigh MDC  Qld.  4220
Australia.

Email:

sales@zeus-publications.com

 

 

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