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Author Identification (for our records)
Pseudonym or Name as it Appears on Book *
Author's Email Address *
Book Title *
Book Subtitle (if applicable)
Additional Book Information
Short Book Description (min/max 10-350 characters)* 0
Long Description (min/max 200-4000 characters, spaces included) * 0
Keywords (separate by semicolons)
BISAC Codes (Industry Standard for Book Categorization) If you do not choose three, the BISAC categories will be chosen for you. This is a system that helps locate your book best by subject. Choose the most relevant first, and avoid “General” as a category. They can be copied and pasted below. (Click Here for a complete list of BISAC codes.)
BISAC Code 1 *
BISAC Code 2
BISAC Code 3
Thema SubjectsThis is an international classification system which helps locate your book best by subject. Choose the most relevant first. Do a search on their site, and copy and it paste below. If you do not choose, the Thema categories will be chosen for you. (Click Here for a complete list of Thema codes.)
Thema Code 1
Thema Code 2
Thema Code 3
In what format type is your book going to be? * Hardcover Book onlyPaperback Book onlye-Book onlyBoth a Hardcover Book and an e-BookBoth a Paperback Book and an e-Book
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What kind of cover and binding will it be?* ---Case Laminate Hardcover with Gloss CoverCase Laminate Hardcover with Matte CoverBlue Simulated Cloth Hardcover (no Dust Jacket)Gray Simulated Cloth Hardcover (no Dust Jacket)Blue Simulated Cloth Hardcover with Gloss Finish Dust JacketBlue Simulated Cloth Hardcover with Matte Finish Dust JacketGray Simulated Cloth Hardcover with Gloss Finish Dust JacketGray Simulated Cloth Hardcover with Matte Finish Dust Jacket
What kind of cover and binding will it be? * ---Perfect Bound Paperback with Gloss CoverPerfect Bound Paperback with Matte Cover
What Paper Weight and Ink are you using in your book's interior? * ---Black & White Ink on Standard White PaperBlack & White on Standard Creme PaperStandard Color on Standard White PaperStandard Color on Premium PaperPremium Color on Premium Paper
Note: Paper weight and page count directly affects the width of the book spine.
What kind of file format are you going to upload your e-Book in? *
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Note: If this is unknown, it can be filled in later.
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Pictures, Artwork and Photographs
Does your book contain any of the above? * Yes, I have graphics.No, there are no pictures.
Proceed to Step 4? Step 4
Copyright Date (year of creation) *
Have you filed for copyright registration?* Yes, I have.No, I have not.
What is the registration number or case number?*
Yes, please file for my copyright!No, I will file my own copyright registration.
ISBNs- 13-Digit International Standard Book Numbers One separate ISBN is required for each book format, and a new one is needed for each different publisher, edition, or any change in size. (In the USA, book info associated with a Picky Press ISBN is entered into the global “Books in Print” database.) The ISBNs must be listed below in their appropriate book format.
Do you have an ISBN for each book format? * Yes, I have ISBNs for each format.No, I do not have my ISBNs yet.
Note: Any author who does not have an ISBN with Picky Press automatically forfeits their right for us to distribute their book, to have it included in the "Books in Print" database, and it will not be able to make any royalties. These books will instead have a non-distributable SKU.
Yes, I want to buy my ISBNs from Picky Press.No, I do not want my book distributed.
Library of Congress Control Number- LCCN (for USA only)
Do you have an LCCN? * Yes, I have an LCCN.No, I do not have an LCCN.
What is the LCCN? *
Yes, please get me an LCCN!No, I do not want an LCCN.
Rights of Use
Does your book contain graphics, ads, photos, or quoted material that has previously been published?* Yes, I use published material under copyright.Yes, but it is in the Public Domain.No, I only use my own material.
Content and Contributors
Are you the sole Author/Contributor? * Yes, I am the sole contributor.No, there are other contributors.
(eg. Editor, Illustrator, Preface, etc.)
Yes, there is cover art.No cover art, just text.
Yes, I affirm that I designed the cover art and own all rights to it.I didn't design the cover art.
Yes, I purchased the right to use it.No, I didn't hire someone to design the cover.
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