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Production LifeCycle for Your Book

Paid Only

Author gets up to 364 days to submit book’s files

  • Publishing program paid for, agreement submitted.
  • All book files have not been submitted.

Pre-Production

Typically 1-4 four weeks, can go much longer — based on book file quality and Author response time.

  • Author submits all book files to Xulon Press: manuscript, back cover copy, bio, graphics, etc.
  • Manuscript and ALL other files for book submitted, reviewed and approved by Coordinator.
  • Author may need to revise files to meet guidelines.
  • Author to check Author Center every few days.

In Production

Typically 90 days (45 for Rush)

  • Author notified through Author Center that all files have been accepted and the book is IN PRODUCTION.
  • Author to check AUTHOR CENTER daily.
  • Cover designed, text formatted. Author reviews.
  • About 2 weeks after author decided to make no further changes, book publishing is completed.
  • Book sent to printer. Free copies ordered (if applicable).

Post Production

Free books in 6-10 days and up to 60 days for all marketing and sales services (premium or Best-Seller).

  • Book is set up to be orderable by 25,000 bookstores (Premium, Best-Seller)
  • Marketing and internet promotion is established. (Premium, Best-Seller)
  • Book added to Xulon online bookstore (Best-Seller)
  • Author may purchase additional marketing add-ons.
  • Books can be ordered.
  • When author receives free books, promotional events can be scheduled.

Please Remember

  • Each round of text or cover changes you request could extend your book’s production time by 2-3 weeks.
  • Xulon Press cannot be responsible for production delays beyond our control.
  • Please do not schedule promotional events or marketing campaigns until you have your free books in hand.
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