Guidelines for writing Poems, Stories and Tales

What settings are appropriate for IngramSpark?

What format does IngramSpark use?

PDF files

What File Format Does IngramSpark Use? For creating a print book, IngramSpark uses PDF files only. This includes the interior file and the book cover file.

Can you upload PDF to IngramSpark?

Creating a print book requires use of design tools (such as InDesign or PressBooks) to create a PDF, the standard format for a print book. At the end of the design process, you’ll need two PDFs to upload to IngramSpark and print a book: one for the exterior, and one for the interior.

What file format should a book cover be?

PDF file

There should be one PDF file of your book cover and another separate PDF file for the book interior. Fonts must be embedded in both PDF files. Make sure any graphics are high resolution. Your PDF page size must match the trim size you’ve ordered.

What is perfect bound in IngramSpark?

Perfect binding involves printing the pages with toner or ink and binding the page block to a printed and laminated coverstock with hot glue.

How long does processing take on IngramSpark?

The turnaround time for processing print ready digital files that are uploaded through the publisher’s IngramSpark account, which meet Lightning Source’s file requirements as designated in the File Creation Guide, until an eproof is available for review is 3 business days.

How do you get paid from IngramSpark?

Publishers are paid 40% of their list price on e-book content sold to e-retailers. Publishers are paid by direct deposit within ninety (90) days following the end of the month in which the sale was made.

What is the most popular book size?

Trade Paperbacks

These are the most common book sizes for most fiction and nonfiction books. The two most popular sizes in the U.S. are 5.5” by 8.5” (“digest”) and 6” by 9”.

What is the best size for a book?

Most independent authors and publishers use either 5.5ʺ × 8.5ʺ or 6ʺ × 9ʺ for their novels or nonfiction books. These are good, reliable trim sizes that present a good reading experience for both non-fiction and novels.

How do I upload books to Ingramspark?

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Does IngramSpark take royalties?

Print Cost Calculator for IngramSpark

They don’t use the term “royalties”, though. Instead, you will see a box for “wholesale discount”, which is anywhere from 40% to 50%, depending on the bookstore.

How long does it take to publish on IngramSpark?

The typical turnaround time for file review is 3-5 business days for new titles.

How many pages should a hardcover book be?

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How do I get a proof copy on IngramSpark?

To order a proof copy via IngramSpark, you will need to upload the book file, paperback wrap for the cover, book details, and metadata. Similar to KDP, after the files are approved, you can order a proof. The proof was a few dollars more through IngramSpark and they charge a “handling” fee, as well as a shipping fee.

What does revision incomplete mean on IngramSpark?

Revision Incomplete: You have uploaded revised files for your book but have not completely submitted them to us. This means you’ll need to complete the file submission process.

Does IngramSpark distribute to Amazon?

IngramSpark distributes your book to Amazon, but if you wanted to publish through IngramSpark and Amazon directly, you cannot use either platforms’ free ISBN to upload your book to the other.

Is IngramSpark any good?

While it may vary from one printing location to another, IngramSpark is one of the most reliable POD services when it comes to the actual product. You can trust that they’ll turn out good quality, professional-looking books — assuming that your formatting and cover design have been executed to a professional standard.

How much of a cut does IngramSpark take?

Use IngramSpark’s Publisher Compensation Calculator to determine the cost of your book. I compared a 6×9, 280-page paperback priced at $14.95 on both platforms. It’s important to note a difference in discounting. IngramSpark offers 30%-55% discounting, but Amazon offers only a 40% discount.

Is it worth publishing on IngramSpark?

For a certain type of author, yes, IngramSpark is worth it. At the very least, give IngramSpark a chance and set up your title in print form, even if you choose to ultimately not publish with them. It never hurts to try something new and, many authors have had great success with the platform after the learning curve.