Why low cost compared to other book publishers? M&R believes someone has a dream of sharing their good news by publishing their book but simple can not afford it. So, M&R aims in promoting affordable services in book publishing to share your good news! Also, it donates 10% to 30% of its profit to support the activities of Spring, Inc. Spring is committed to providing services to strengthen the single parent family where many are unable to do so.
Submission Email the following information below to firstname.lastname@example.org. The author will be contacted if her/his work was accepted for publication through M&R. In the meantime, author is encouraged to view the publishing agreement. 1. Name 2. Contact information (email, phone numbers) 3. A synopsis of what your book is about. 4. One copy of work (book to be printed) in a MS-Word file.
Who own the copyright? The author owns the copyrights of his/her work.
Does the package being purchased include the copies of books? No. Author must purchase the book separately. A minimum of 25 books must be purchased.
What is the cost of each book? The book cost depends on the number of pages in the book and the size of the book. M&R will provide an estimated cost of each book being produced. For example, a book that is 6” x 9” in size with 200 pages may cost approximately $10. Whereas, a book of same size with 150 pages may cost approximately $8.50. Are there extra cost?
Copyrights to book and art designs M&R requests a copy of the copyrights for work to be published. If the author has not filed for copyrights of his/her work, M&R will file it for you. See purchase packages or individual items.
Rights to use of art work or art design for book cover To avoid royalty fee for artwork or art design for book cover, M&R suggests author to purchase a design from companies such as istock.com or similar companies who will protect your rights to use the design. M&R can download the design, if requested. If M&R downloads the design, the purchase of the design and the processing fee of $25 must be made before the bookcover creation begins. M&R only use istock.com at this time. Documents that permit the author to use the artwork or art design must be submitted to M&R. Otherwise, author must submit in writing how the art work was obtained. The writing must include M&R is not responsibility for the use of the artwork or art design and the author takes full responsibility of it. Artwork or designs must be submitted in a .pdf file. Artwork or design no greater than an 8.5 x11 sheet can be mailed to M&R and processed into a .pdf file. A processing fee of $30 will be applied.
Method of Payment Method of payment are certified check, money order, and PayPal (with processing fee). ** Certified checks and money order are payable to M&R Publishing, LLC. Mailed to PO Box 364, Enfield, NC 27823.
Refund for Book publishing Author understands and agrees the purchasing package is paid in full before the compilation of the book begins. Before production or book run are made, the author has the right to view printed book proofs or a .pdf file of their finished work. The cost of proofs varies based on the book specification. If the author is displeased with the service or product and wishes to discontinue publishing service, the author will be refunded his/her payment for the compilation of the book up to 35% or $350 of payment, whichever is greater, will be non-refundable. Cost for printed books are not refundable. In addition, express shipment can be made at the author request and expense, if option is available.