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Staff Picks

historical fantasy

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

in production
publishes
July, 2015
2,220
ordered
Picture Liam Dynes
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
59
days left
89/1,000
pre-ordered
Charlie Charlie Guo
Inspired by Paul Graham's "Do Things That Don't Scale" essay, Unscalable presents interviews from Zenefits, Tilt, Teespring, and many more.

in production
publishes
January, 2016
1,026
ordered
Jrl stepandrepeat Justin Ross Lee
"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
23
days left
490/1,000
pre-ordered
Mfmjx9o8 Jack Myers
Don Draper can't hack it in a "Lean In" world. Rather than declare it the "end" of men, let's ask what the "future" is.

funding
56
days left
830/1,350
pre-ordered
Itchy Pig Goes Outdoors
Nicole Bruno Cox
Itchypig bw 6 Nicole Bruno Cox
Inspired by my rescue pit bull, Gunner, who suffers from seasonal and food allergies.

funding
25
days left
894/1,000
pre-ordered
Jonathan ferrara headshot Jonathan Ferrara
A book of art and essays on guns and gun violence in America.  An illustrated conversation through the lens of art, art as means for new dialogue and, possibly, change.

funding
19
days left
1,243/1,666
pre-ordered
Julieb2013lr Julie Strauss Bettinger
From Hurricane Katrina rescue to exceptional Therapy Dog

in production
publishes
January, 2016
1,575
ordered

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Edit

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

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

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