Comparing Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing? There’s a Third Option You May Want to Consider As a writer, you may be comparing self-publishing vs. traditional publishing to determine which is the best path to publish your book. Both options have their… Read More »Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing: Which Is Better?
Publishing Your Book
Are you tired of the traditional publishing process? Are rejection letters and waiting times getting you down? The answer to all your publishing woes is here: Print-on-Demand (POD) publishing!
There are several disadvantages to traditional publishing: Competition: Traditional publishing can be highly competitive, and it can be difficult for authors to get their work accepted by a traditional publisher. Many traditional publishers receive thousands of submissions per year, and… Read More »What are the disadvantages of working with a traditional press?
There are several advantages to having a hardcover book: Durability: Hardcover books tend to be more durable than paperbacks, which makes them a good choice for books that will be handled frequently or that need to withstand wear and tear.… Read More »What are the benefits of having a hardcover book?
Our goal is to provide a good and honest service at a manageable rate, while giving you access to true experts in the field. We are 100% independent (no investors eyeing profits!) and this allows us to maintain low overhead (no… Read More »How much does publishing a book cost?
Nothing, in theory. It can give you great reach, and can take advantage of well-worn pathways to notoriety. Some of our best friends are traditional publishers! Unfortunately, though, traditional publishing is fraught with shortcomings, and it can be very unfriendly… Read More »What’s wrong with traditional publishing?
One way to find a writing community is to connect with a publisher who values community building. Here are a few ways publishers, like Atmosphere Press, can help foster a sense of community among their authors.
Launching your book at the right time of the year can make a big difference in its success. Consider the seasonality of your book, competition, and media coverage when deciding on the best time to launch. And remember, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer – what works for one book may not work for another. Ultimately, the most important thing is to have a great book that resonates with readers, no matter when it’s launched.
From sourcing narrators, to audiobook production, upload, and distribution, we cover the bases! You can schedule a call with our Digital Director to learn more, and if you want to see the Audiobook Production Timeline, or to see more about how that package… Read More »What does the audiobook process look like?
Book publishing is an exciting and challenging process, but it can be daunting for many authors. From finding a publisher to promoting your book, there are many factors to consider. However, with the right approach, publishing a book can be a meaningful and rewarding experience. In this blog post, we’ll explore some tips on how to have a meaningful book publishing experience.
A lot! We love it when authors have a solid vision for what they want on their cover; after all, the more you love your cover, the happier you’ll be, and that’s what we want. We’ll give you advice on… Read More »How much say will I have in my book’s cover design?
Are you ready to unleash your literary masterpiece upon the world? Then it’s time to start thinking about your book launch date! But before you randomly pick a date and hope for the best, there are a few things to… Read More »Selecting a Date for Your Book Launch
Are you tired of your first edition book collecting dust on the shelf? It’s time to dust off those pages and bring your book back to life with a shiny new second edition! Revising and publishing a second edition of… Read More »Revising and Publishing a New Edition of Your Book
That’s a lot of formats, and to them all, we say yes! We’re well versed in the interior formatting and production nuances of all of these formats, which are surprisingly more complex than you might initially imagine. Our designers and… Read More »Paperback? E-book? Hardcover? Audiobook?
As an author, you’ve probably heard a lot of talk about hiring an agent to help you get your book published. It’s true that agents can be a valuable resource for authors. However, it’s important to remember that hiring an… Read More »Why hiring an agent for publishing isn’t always better
Erin K. Larson-Burnett, Production Manager at Atmosphere Press (submit your manuscript here!), is a born-and-raised Southerner currently living in Katy, Texas, with her husband and their small domestic zoo. She is an avid ink drinker who lives and breathes books—during the… Read More »The Importance of Professional Publishing Help
As a writer, you might be familiar with the basics of the publishing industry – but there are plenty of things that you might not know. Here are a few to keep in mind: 1. The publishing industry is constantly… Read More »Five things writers may not know about publishing
Your book cover is like the wrapping on a present – it’s the first thing people see and it needs to be eye-catching and enticing. But just like with a present, you don’t want to go with something generic or… Read More »Why custom cover design is better for your book