Publishing

There are a lot of steps in publishing your book. Much of it depends on where you are in the process. It starts with a free consultation call. Contact us today to get started.

Following our first consultation, the steps are as follows:

Submit Your Manuscript

If accepted, our team will respond within 5 business days to determine next steps and we’ll schedule a complimentary phone consultation with youRead our blog post about preparing for your call to get a better understanding of the information you’ll need to have ready.

  • Manuscript Deadlines for the Spring launches: January 31
  • Manuscript Deadlines for the Fall launches: May 31.
  • Oak Line Press pays authors a 40% royalty, once a year in July for the previous year’s sales.
  • We include full-spectrum editing, publishing, and with options for marketing services

Production of the Book

Once we complete your contract, a seasoned Oak Line Press Publishing Program Manager will oversee the publishing process from beginning to end. This process includes:

Design

  • Book Cover Design
  • Interior Layout & Design
  • Professional 3D Book Image

Editing

  • Copy Editing
  • Create Print Book(s), ebook, and audio book files

Sales, Marketing and Distribution

  • *Create Sales, Marketing, & Distribution, and Press channel plans
  • Advanced Reader Copies (watermarked PDF for reviewers)
  • Sales Strategy Call (1 hour)
  • Personalized Publishing Coaching & Break-even analysis coaching
  • One complimentary printed copy of your book
  • Amazon publication with Prime eligibility
  • Your title listed in Ingram for distribution
  • *Implement Your promotion plan 90 days before launch
  •  *Implement your Marketing and Sales plans at least 30 days before launch

NOTE: Promotion, Marketing and Sales are typically conducted by the author. If additional support is needed from Oak Line Press, we will discuss your needs and provide quotes for the additional work.

Legal

  • ISBN Registration
  • Library of Congress Registration
  • Copyright Registered in Your name

 

Packages

All-inclusive packages range from $3500-$7950.
Pricing is dependent on many factors of the physical book types and needs for support.
Pricing does not include costs of actual printing of books, marketing support, or promo materials.
Individual projects will be quoted after a manuscript review.

*Promotional Campaign is defined and initiated.
*A marketing and sales strategy is implemented at least 30 days before launch.
Understand your printing options and order books.
*Time to execute your book launch plan!

(*Typically done by the author in whole or in part. If additional support is needed Oak Line Press, we the author support needed to make it happen)

Packages

All-inclusive packages range from $3500-$7950 (Pricing dependent on many factors of the physical book types and needs for support). Does not include costs of actual printing of books, marketing packages or promo materials.

Individual projects will be quoted after a manuscript review

*Promotional Campaign is defined and initiated.
*A marketing and sales strategy is implemented at least 30 days before launch.
Understand your printing options and order books.
*Time to execute your book launch plan!

(*Typically done by the author in whole or in part. If additional support is needed Oak Line Press, we the author support needed to make it happen)

An illustration concept of the publishing process