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The Sword & Laser Collection Contest

Apr 1, 2015 - May 31, 2015
S and l + Inkshares logo white = Great Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books

Our royalty structure is simple

Pre-order Goal Author Royalties Gross Revenue Author's Take
Trade Paperback
275 pages, black and white
1,000 50% $18.00 $9.00
Ebook
275 pages, ~70k words
750 70% $9.99 $6.99
Graphic Hardcover
32 pages, full color
1,000 50% $30.00 $15.00

As a publisher, we:

Edit

We handle the entire editorial process from developmental to copy-editing; from fact-checking to proofing.
Meet our editors

Produce

Internal layout design, cover design, printing.
Design by MacFadden & Thorpe
MacFadden & Thorpe
Printing by RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley

Distribute

Distribution through our partnership with Ingram to book sellers like Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and hundreds of independent bookstores (view all booksellers).

Market

Social media marketing, email marketing, traditional and online publicity.
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Notable Book Excerpts

Few men embody the classic view of the late 20th century nerd like the computer geek.

Staff Picks

historical fantasy

Inspired by my love of medieval history, mythological fantasy, and good old-fashioned monster stories.

in production
publishes
July, 2015
2,434
ordered
A picture book of 33 poems inspired by science [fiction], video games, books & movies, life in Paris and, above all else, the looming robopocalypse.

in production
publishes
May, 2015
415
ordered
A young girl searches for a long-lost family secret in a world that has lost its capacity for wonder.
ebook goal: 750 copies

funding
31
days left
146/1,000
pre-ordered
John Lescroart, NYT bestselling  author, calls One Murder More "crisp and  entertaining...Kris Calvin  sets herself apart as a writer to watch."

in production
publishes
June, 2015
637
ordered
"Confessions of a first-class ass." A full-frontal guide to hacking your way to platinum status.  In everything.  With stories that will make you laugh until you soil yourself.

funding
1
days left
673/1,000
pre-ordered
Not your average apocalypse -- too bad Our Heroes don't even know it's coming.
ebook goal: 750 copies

funding
59
days left
377/1,000
pre-ordered
Jack Myers has proven over and over again that he has an eye for the trends that drive our culture. Now Jack tackles head-on the future of men.

funding
28
days left
1,134/1,350
pre-ordered
The Cook In Stilettos
Emma Cerulli
A wonderful collection of recipes, cheeky anecdotes and heart warming tales for a different kind of culinary adventure.  "Cooking is like love: It should be entered into with abandon or not at all." -Harriet van Horne

funding
26
days left
195/1,200
pre-ordered

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