There’s no literary goal that’s too difficult for you, and by forging your own path, you’ve allowed yourself to have more literary opportunities. To reach your aspirations, it’s only fitting that you work with a team and a set of tools that can keep up with your pace.
With a 24-month Booksellers Return Program and an exclusive interview at The Book Connection Show, our Achiever Package has all you need to publish and get your book where it needs to be—at the hands of your readers.
Archway Publishing Advantage:
Simon & Schuster is always on the lookout for fresh, new voices and they recognize a wealth of potential talent in Archway authors. Select Archway titles that perform well in the market are reviewed by a board made up of Simon of Schuster editors for possible acquisition by Simon & Schuster.
- Invitation to a Simon & Schuster-attended Event
You will be invited to an exclusive event that provides the unique opportunity to ask questions and interact with other Archway authors and Simon & Schuster executives.
Your book will be available in paperback or softcover. Our softcover books are printed on high-quality, acid-free, book-grade opaque paper stock.
Our hardcover books are available in your choice of two formats: glossy casebound or dust jacket.
Once your book is printed, we can format it as an e-book to help you reach even more readers. You’ll receive royalties on each e-book sold.
Our Custom Cover Design service is intended for complex design concepts. Archway Publishing 's professional Design Team will use image manipulation to create your cover artwork.
Work with one of our designers to create the interior layout of your book.
If you want to include photographs, tables, charts, diagrams or other graphics and visuals in your book, simply follow Archway Publishing's image submission guidelines and we’ll place them properly within your book’s text.
- Cover Revision (Two Rounds)
You'll have a round of revisions to perfect your cover design.
- Interior Revision - Block of 50 (Two Rounds)
You'll have an opportunity to perfect your sentences with a block of interior revisions.
The Archway Publishing Editorial Assessment examines a portion of your work and provides you with a specific sample edit. This edit includes changes you can make to improve your book as well as a general overview of your manuscript with constructive comments for improvement.
Get to review the changes and developments of your book throughout the production process with electronic galleys.
This 13-digit number is unique to your book and allows distributors, retailers, printers and readers to accurately find and order your title.
The Amazon “Look Inside” and Google Preview service gives readers a sneak peek of your book and is included in all publishing packages that contain e-book formatting.
This service offers readers a limited preview of your book, usually the front and back covers, table of contents, and first few pages—about 20% of your book will be randomly selected by Barnes and Noble.
- New Releases Section of Archway Bookstore
Your book will be on the New Releases Section of our online bookstore.
Your book will also be available for sale online through external retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other resellers that may pick up your book from the Ingram and Baker & Taylor distribution networks.
This service gives you the chance to be more competitive in the literary market by letting you change the retail price of your book.
Our Cover Copy Review service can put your cover text ahead of the rest. As with all our services we use your ideas and don’t move forward with anything until you are completely comfortable with what we’ve suggested.
With this service, your book’s electronic catalog record is made more robust and brought up to its maximum potential by our team of copywriters.
Registering your work with the U.S. Copyright Office provides you with peace of mind as well as a public record of your ownership of the material.
A LCCN allows your book to be quickly found and cataloged by librarians and book vendors by cataloging it with the Library of Congress (LOC).
- 500 Promotional Digital Bookstubs
You can use these digital codes to give free e-book copies of your book.
- $1000 Credit for your First Book Order
Get a one-time and single-use $1,000 credit on your first author volume order.
When your book gets the attention of the press, a copy of your book will be made available for them to review.
Your book will appear on the Edelweiss catalog, where 200,000 book professionals look for titles to add on their growing collection.
A website is vital to any marketing strategy, helping readers discover you and your book on the internet. Enhance your promotional efforts and boost your visibility with a custom website with a free one-year hosting plan.
- Domain Name And Hosting Renewal - 1 Year
After your free one-year hosting expires, this service promises that your site will be functioning and secure for another year.
Discover and utilize unique techniques on how you can keep your social media sites active with this kit. Inside are practical tools that include custom banners and giveaway ideas that you can use to launch your online presence.
BookMad provides authors like you with an easy access point for keeping up with publishing trends, while enabling readers to learn about new authors to look out for.
- Featured Book Placement on the Archway Bookstore
Your book will be on the Feature section of our bookstore for one month.
- Book Launch Social Media Announcement
Share a photo or short video of yourself holding your book for the first time and we will post it through our active social media pages for aspiring authors and avid readers to see.
Our Book Sales Savvy Guide introduces the necessary knowledge needed to promote a book in the ever-changing book marketing landscape. This guide includes advice on branding, creating marketing strategies, and online marketing.
Your book will be designated as “Returnable” in Ingram and Baker & Taylor’sordering systems. This letsretailers and libraries know that they can return unsold print copies of your book.
Introduce your book to booksellers with a professionally written digital sell sheet about your book. The promotional one-page file will include your book’s publishing details such as its synopsis and reviews.
Media attention is essential when you’re trying to launch your book in today’s competitive marketplace. We’ll help you announce your book to the media with a professionally written press release. When your book gets the attention of the press, a copy of your book will be made available for them to review.
- Print-Ready Bookmarks Design File
Your package comes with a print-ready bookmark that you can use for your promotional campaigns.
- Print-Ready Marketing Materials Design File – 10 Events
You'll receive print-ready marketing materials that you can use for your author events.
Note: Want to publish a full-color book? Talk to your Publishing Consultant to find out more about the benefits of this format.