PARTICIPATING IN THE SALES OR PRE-ORDER LISTINGS

SALES

If you are a publisher or a self-published author with a minimum of 15 science fiction and/or fantasy titles you may apply to join this site as a regular participant.

Publishers and self-published authors who do not have the required number of titles may participate as guests.

Regular participants will be expected to participate at least once every two months.

There is no fee to have a book listed on the special sale page.

Please contact us directly to ask for participation at pp@arcmanor.com

All participants are expected to:

  >> Reduce the price of their book by at least 50%

  >> Ensure that the price is the lowest price in the market in the preceding and following 60 days.

  >> Do a shout-out to their fans, mailing list, facebook page, twitter blast, etc. about the sale. 

  >> The participating work must be at least 40,000 words in length.

For regular participants Publisher's Pick will keep 20% of proceeds. For guest participants Publisher's Pick will keep 30% of proceeds.

PayPal

Please note that all our transactions are processed through Paypal and a Paypal processing cost of 31 cents per sale will be deducted from your proceeds. 

Payment of Proceeds

All proceeds will be transferred to the participants via Paypal within 45 days of the sale week. We need to retain funds for at least 30 days to finalize any refunds. If you do not wish to get the proceeds through Paypal, we can write you a check, though it may take a bit longer.

For sale listings we will need:

  >> A cover image in JPG format (JPEG). We use a HEIGHT of 300 pixels but can resize them.

  >> The price it is currently selling for and the sale price (at least a 50% reduction).

  >> A short description of the book, not to exceed 625 characters (which includes spaces).

  >> EPub and MOBI files of the book.

PRE-ORDER LISTINGS

EBooks ready to be pre-ordered on Amazon, Kobo and/or Barnes and Noble may be listed (at least one venue is required). The release date of the book must be at least 14 days from the listing date .

There is no cost to list pre-orders.

For all pre-order listings we will need:

  >> A cover image in JPG format (JPEG). We use a WIDTH of 200 pixels but can resize them.

  >> A short description of the book, not to exceed 625 characters (which includes spaces).

  >> URL of pre-order site where customers may place their per-orders. A maximum of three links can be listed.

  >> The release date of the book (must be at least 30 days in the future).

  >> The release price of the book.

  >> The Pre-order price of the book (if different from the release price).