Small Press Publishing: A Model Workflow for 2018

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Step 1: Signing the contract

Step 2: Global editing

Step 3: Author questionnaire

Step 4a: Copy editing

Step 4b: Publicity materials

Step 5: Decide on the format

Step 6: Text design

Step 7: Choose a printer

Step 8: Set the RRP

Step 9: Cover design

Step 10: Proofreading

Step 11: Set the release date

‘We left ourselves too much time before the book came out. We had finished copies far too early… had far too many weeks in which to calmly and effectively stoke interest in that title before it was released. It was a disaster.’

Step 12: Register the book

Step 13: Final publicity & admin

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Founder and Chairman @valleypress, consultant in independent publishing. Based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK.

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Jamie McGarry

Jamie McGarry

Founder and Chairman @valleypress, consultant in independent publishing. Based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK.

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