How to get Your book Published?
The following questions should help you answer that question, and explain how spinetinglers is the best self publisher for you.
This is where you can find answers to those questions which we’re frequently asked!
This page will be continually updated. If you don’t see the answer to your question here please contact us.
Q – My manuscript is not dark fiction – do you publish other genres?
A- Yes – we publish everything from children’s book to autobiographies and everything in between.
Q – If Spinetinglers publishes my manuscript, who will own the rights to my work?
A – YOU! If Spinetinglers publishes your book you will always own all rights to your work. In addition we would recommend that you copyright it, but you own the rights. We do not “take over” your work when we publish it; the only thing you must agree to in our contract is to let us publish your work globally, both in print and electronically.
Q – Do I receive royalties?
A – Yes. When we are deciding the RRP of your book we will determine the amount of royalties you receive per copy. – this will all be done in consultation with you.
Q How often do I receive royalties?
A Once your book is published you will receive a royalty statement every quarter, and this is when your royalties will be paid.
Q How do I get my royalties?
A UK and USA authors can choose to receive their royalties by either cheque or BACS transfer. Authors from any other countries must receive their royalties by BACS transfer.
Q Where will my book be sold?
A Your book will be sold in all major online retailers eg. Amazon, Barnes and Noble etc. In addition all book stores will be able to order your book.
Q My book has been published by Spinetinglers but there is something I want to change – is this possible?
A Yes. The advances in publishing technology means that we do not have to wait on thousands of copies being sold before we can make any changes to your book. We can make changes to both the interior and the cover of your book at any time after publication.
Q How much will it cost to publish my book?
A We have a wide range of publishing packages – click here for more details. Or feel free to contact us to discuss what package best suits your needs.
Q How long will it take for my book to be published?
A Depending on the stage that you are at your book could be published and on sale in less than a month.
Q Why should I choose Spinetinglers?
A We believe that there is no other publisher who is as focused on the needs of the author, whilst ensuring that our prices are as competitive as possible. We know what we want from a publisher and this is what we are giving you.
Q My book has been published by another publisher but I’d like to change to Spinetinglers – is this possible?
A Yes. This is very easy, the first thing to do is contact us – we will then ask you a number of questions about your book and the way it is published so that we can establish what you need. This is a service that we will provide for you at cost price, we do not make a profit from this publishing option.
Q Is it true that if I sell 1000 copies of my book I will get my money back?
A Yes. We will return the full cost of your publishing package once you’ve sold your 1000th copy.