Resources & Articles
ISBN #S FOR YOUR BOOK
R R Bowker is the official US agency for assigning ISBNs. Publishers and distributors seeking to update or add to title listings found in Books In Print, Global Books In Print, and the Publisher Authority Database.
Note that Illumination Graphics will provide a bar code based upon your ISBN# and price, so there is no need to buy a bar code. CreateSpace and Lightning Source also provide bar codes.
COPYRIGHT FOR YOUR BOOK
You will need to register your work for copyright protection.
Go to www.copyright.gov
to begin this process. There are step by step instructions there.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER
When you are publishing your book in the USA, you will want a Library of Congress Control number for your title.
After you have published your book, be sure to send 2 copies to the Library of Congress.
WRITING AND EDITING
Excellent Content Editing, thorough Copy Edtiing and Proofreading services
There are copy editors and content editors. Willy Mathes does both.
To Press and Beyond
Rossinna Ippolito, Certified Indexer
Specializing in spiritual and religious texts
Book Indexing Services
Professional freelance back-of-book indexing services for reference, scholarly and trade non-fiction books. On time service, to your specifications, at competitive rates. Many repeat clients. www.cpynebookindexing.com
Independent Editorial Services
Mark provides ghostwriting services on a wide range of business and financial management topics. He also helps clients with non-fiction projects such as memoirs as well as original fiction projects.
Editor and ghost writer, for non-fiction.
BOOK PUBLISHING ASSOCIATIONS
Illumination Graphics belongs to this organization, and they offer much information and resources for authors, including providing seminars and webinars, and keeping you informed of book fairs.
Dan Poynter provides books on marketing and also offers a monthly newsletter and a jam-packed website of information.
PRINTERS AND PRINT-ON-DEMAND BOOK PRINTING
360 Digital Books Inc. (short run digital printing)
CreateSpace (Print on Demand printer)
Lightning Source (Print on Demand printer)
Sheridan Printing (High quality offset printing)
McNaughton & Gunn Inc. (High quality offset printing)
Applegate Valley Publishing
Illumination Graphics will answer questions of first-time authors and provide other resources as well. Call for a consultation 541-862-7021
creativity and heart that Illumination Graphics provides!”
—Jean Grant-Sutton, Director, BodyWorks