Looking for a publisher to help you make your dream of writing a book a reality? Cincinnati Book Publishing (CBP) may be just what you’re looking for.
CBP consults aspiring writers throughout the self-publishing process to create a professional quality, finished product, in either print or e-book form. “Each book is custom-made and designed. We work with a variety of local designers as well as printers here in Cincinnati or in the United States,” says Sue Ann Painter, published author and Executive Editor at Cincinnati Book Publishing.
CBP is for those who want to take an entrepreneurial route when it comes to getting their work published. Authors invest in producing their own book, which means they receive all income from their book sales and own all the rights to the book and inventory. Painter calls it a collaborative effort that allows the author to work directly with graphic designers, printers, editors and book binders that CBP trusts to approve the design, the cover art, and the retail price.
“Authors can meet with us face-to-face, and some can even see their book pulled off the press,” explains Painter. “It’s quite different than getting your book published through Amazon. You don’t get to see the boxes of finished books. They print and ship to order.”
CBP and the author work together to determine the number of books that need to be produced and from that number the cost of publication is decided. Publication for an average print book typically costs between $3,000 and $10,000. A personalized package is then chosen by the author based on what suits their needs best.
CBP’s goal is to help create a book that meets all the highest standards. “What’s wonderful about our printers is the care they will take to match the film to the original,” says Painter. “The designer and the printer work closely together to make sure everything fits exactly.”
It doesn’t stop after the book is written and published, CBP also works with authors as a publicist to get exposure for their finished product. They offer services that teach authors how to promote themselves and their work through Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest while also setting up book signings at different venues and book stores.
“Our mission is to make the world a better place and books do that. It comes with great joy to see something that you have created and we want to be partners in that creation,” says Painter.
Cincinnati Book Publishing is located at 19 Garfield Place across from the downtown Cincinnati Public Library. To learn more about CBP, visit their website at www.cincybooks.com.