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Manuscript screening: Yes
Kind of contract: Unknown
2+2=5 The contract is not online and its terms are not even hinted at.
Distribution: Through their site and online retailers mostly.
Basic fees: Paperback publishing Basic paperback fee is $999.00.
Hardcover publishing Unknown
Combo publishing Unknown
Color publishing Basic color publishing fee is $1,299.00.
eBook publishing eBook publishing is $799.00, though Kindle publishing alone can be added by paying a $200.00 fee, royalties are 50% of net receipts.
Royalties: Royalties are 50% of net receipts.
Author's discount: Basic discount is 40% of retail price (50% for more than 10 copies).
Break-even point: Hard to tell considering that retail price is a bit of a mystery, but using an average one it would come to something like 400 copies of an average length paperback sold through external channels.
Basic retail price: Unknown.
Layout: They will format your book for you.
Graphics: Twelve images included in their basic set-up fee. More can be purchased as an extra.
Cover options: Your choice of template or you can supply your own.
Trim size: You have a number of trim sizes to choose from.
Additional options: These include enhanced interior, enhanced cover, more images and tables, indexing, Library of Congress registration, additional proofs and corrections.
Pros*: *Good distribution.
*Good royalties.
Cons*: *Expensive set-up fee.
*Unknown contract.
*Ridiculously expensive eBook package with poor royalties.
*Unknown retail price.
Comments*: Seeing how their contract is not available online, it is worth noting that, if it is exclusive, the problems with their eBook offerings may be magnified by making them your only choice.
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Last updated: 04-04-2013

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