What should my print book look like?

Look at any of the popular print-on-demand sites like Lulu, CreateSpace, BookBaby or Ingram Spark, and you’re likely to find a dizzying array of shapes and sizes, paper types and finishes you can select for your book. Which ones should you choose? The single most important factor is making sure your book looks professionally produced. If it looks amateurish, potential […]

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Ingram Spark for Indie Authors

Ingram is one of biggest book printers and wholesale distributors in the world. In 1997 they founded Lightning Source which provides services to mainstream and small-press publishers and is particularly good for short-run and print-on-demand books. In 2011, Lightning Source opened offices in Australia. More recently they’ve offered an ebook distribution service to publishers. In the middle of last year, […]

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