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Quick Reference
Self-Publishing a Novel

Publishing your book using our fine quality book production, professional cover design, and page layout service will give your novel the competitive edge it needs. If you prefer to create your own book cover design or page layout, we provide quick reference information (below) to answer the most commonly asked questions. More information on publishing your novel and formatting your book is available in our self-publishing guide, or by calling us toll free at 1-866-944-2999.

Common Page Sizes:
5.5” x 8.5”
6” x 9”
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Binding Styles:
Softcover (Most Common)
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Average Page Count:
150 - 250 pages
Recommended Fonts:
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Margin Settings:
0.7” (top, bottom, left, and right)
0.2" Gutter
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Full Bleed Pages:
Most Common Order:
200 Copies
Text Justification:
Full (most common)
Cover Finish:
Gloss or Matte Laminate
Dust Jacket:
Yes (hardcover format only)
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