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Who Are We?

We are a hybrid independent publishing house renowned for propelling authors’ careers, located in Glendale, California. Our focus is on discovering both established and emerging talents with exceptional potential, offering them acquisition opportunities within the realm of mainstream traditional publishing. With strong affiliations with prominent traditional publishers worldwide, we pave the way for literary success.

Our team consists of experienced professionals who are passionate about literature and dedicated to helping writers succeed. We offer a range of services to ensure that your work is polished and ready for publication, from editing and proofreading to cover design and marketing.

 

Our Mission & Vision

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Mission

Our mission at InkTrail Press is to empower authors by providing a discerning platform for their creative works. We aim to break boundaries in the world of publishing by continuously employing an innovative approach that harmoniously blends the time-honored strengths of traditional publishing with the boundless advantages of self-publishing on a grand scale. Through this mission, we seek to foster a thriving community of writers, helping them bring their stories to the world with unwavering quality and creativity.

 

Company Mission

Vision

At InkTrail Press, we envision a future where authors are at the forefront of their literary journeys, with the support and expertise of a discerning independent imprint behind them. Our vision is to be recognized as a pioneering force in the publishing industry, setting the standard for a publishing model that seamlessly combines the best of both worlds. We aspire to see countless authors achieve their dreams of literary success, while readers continYour Title Goes Hereue to discover captivating stories that enrich their lives.

 

Our Goals

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To provide a platform for emerging and established authors to publish their works with the utmost quality and professionalism.

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To continuously innovate our publishing approach, leveraging technology and creativity to enhance the author's experience and reach a global audience.

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To maintain a high level of editorial and production standards that rival traditional publishing houses.

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To empower authors with the tools and knowledge needed to succeed in the ever-evolving world of publishing.

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To expand our reach and influence, becoming a respected leader in the publishing industry.

ENDORSEMENT PROCEDURE

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Review and Evaluation

Authors submit their self-published books to InkTrail Press for consideration in traditional publishing acquisition. The submission includes the manuscript, a book synopsis, and any relevant information about the book’s performance and marketing efforts.

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Assessment

InkTrail Press conducts a comprehensive evaluation of the submitted book. This evaluation includes assessing the book’s quality, market potential, reader feedback, and overall viability in the traditional publishing industry. InkTrail Press considers factors such as writing style, plot development, marketability, and the author’s engagement with their target audience.

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Refinement & Collaboration

If the submitted book demonstrates potential, InkTrail Press works closely with the author to refine the manuscript, cover design, and other key elements. Professional editing, proofreading, and design services are provided to enhance the book’s presentation and align it with industry standards. InkTrail Press collaborates with the author to optimize the book’s market appeal and ensure it stands out to traditional publishing companies.

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Strategic Submissions

we prepare a targeted submission package to pitch the endorsed book to suitable traditional publishing companies. The submission package includes a polished manuscript, a compelling query letter, a market analysis highlighting the book’s unique selling points, and any notable endorsements or accolades. InkTrail Press leverages its industry connections and expertise to identify and approach appropriate traditional publishing companies on behalf of the author.

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Acquisition Negotiation &Transition

If a traditional publishing company expresses interest in acquiring the book, InkTrail Press acts as the author’s representative during negotiation. InkTrail Press works diligently to secure favorable terms, including royalty rates, marketing support, and distribution opportunities. Once an agreement is reached, InkTrail Press facilitates the contract signing and helps the author smoothly transition into the traditional publishing landscape.

OUR HYBRID APPROACH

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EDITING

At InkTrail Press, we believe that every manuscript deserves the utmost care and attention to ensure its excellence. Our editing services are designed to refine and enhance your manuscript, transforming it into a polished and professional work. Our team of experienced editors, well-versed in various genres and writing styles, meticulously review your manuscript, addressing grammar, syntax, structure, and overall clarity.

With InkTrail Press, you can trust that your manuscript will receive a comprehensive edit that respects your unique voice and vision. Our editors provide constructive feedback, suggesting improvements to strengthen your storytelling, character development, and narrative flow. We work collaboratively with authors, valuing their input and maintaining open lines of communication throughout the editing process.

By choosing InkTrail Press for your manuscript editing, you can be confident that your work will shine, captivating readers with its quality and professionalism. Our dedication to excellence and attention to detail ensure that your manuscript reaches its full potential, setting you on the path to success in the competitive world of publishing.

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PUBLISHING

Publishing a book with InkTrail Press offers a unique and dynamic experience for authors. As the leading hybrid publishing provider, we blend the best of self-publishing and traditional publishing to empower authors and maximize their book’s potential.

With InkTrail Press, authors maintain creative control while benefiting from our expertise and industry connections. We guide authors through the entire publishing process, from editing and design to distribution and marketing.

Our innovative approach includes endorsing books to major traditional publishing houses, unlocking opportunities for wider distribution, increased credibility, and potential upfront royalties. Join us and embark on a publishing journey that combines creative freedom with professional support, helping your book thrive in the ever-evolving literary landscape.

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DISTRIBUTION

We understand the importance of widespread book distribution to maximize your book’s availability and reach. We offer a comprehensive distribution network that covers both online and physical bookstores. Through strategic partnerships and connections, we ensure that your book is available for purchase on popular online platforms such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other major e-book retailers.

In addition to online distribution, we work closely with physical bookstores, independent retailers, and libraries through INGRAM to secure placement and visibility for your book on their shelves. By leveraging our network and industry relationships, we strive to get your book in the hands of readers in brick-and-mortar stores across the country.

With InkTrail Press, you can trust that your book will have a strong presence both in the digital realm and in physical bookstores, offering readers multiple avenues to discover and purchase your work. Our goal is to expand your book’s reach, connect with a diverse audience, and help your literary aspirations flourish. Leave the distribution logistics to us, while you focus on what you do best—creating remarkable stories that captivate readers.

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MARKETING

Marketing a book with InkTrail Press is a strategic and comprehensive process aimed at maximizing its reach and impact. Our team of marketing experts collaborates with authors to create tailored campaigns that capture the essence of their work and resonate with their target audience.

Through a combination of digital marketing, social media engagement, author events, and media outreach, we amplify your book’s visibility and generate buzz. With InkTrail Press, authors benefit from our extensive network and industry partnerships, leveraging opportunities for book reviews, interviews, and promotional features.

Our goal is to ensure your book stands out in a crowded marketplace, connecting with readers who will appreciate and cherish your words. Trust Hybrid Verse to elevate your book’s presence and help it thrive in the competitive world of publishing.

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TITLE PITCH

At InkTrail Press, we specialize in endorsing and pitching exceptional books to traditional publishing houses. We understand the value of securing a publishing deal with established publishers to enhance your book’s credibility and reach. Our experienced team of publishing professionals meticulously assesses manuscripts with a discerning eye for compelling stories, strong writing, and market potential.

Through our extensive network and industry connections, we strategically pitch your book to traditional publishing houses, ensuring it receives the attention it deserves. We advocate for your work, highlighting its unique qualities and market appeal, aiming to secure a publishing agreement that aligns with your goals.

By partnering with InkTrail Press, you gain access to our expertise and insider knowledge of the publishing industry. We navigate the complexities of the submission process, craft persuasive pitches, and champion your book’s potential. Our goal is to help you secure a publishing deal with a reputable publishing house, opening doors to wider distribution, professional support, and increased visibility.

Put your trust in InkTrail Press to endorse and pitch your book to traditional publishing houses, giving your literary dreams the best chance to flourish in the competitive publishing landscape.

Turn your publishing dream into reality

Turning your dreams into reality is a journey that can be challenging but also incredibly rewarding. One way to make your dreams a reality is through publishing. Whether it’s a novel, a memoir, or a self-help book, publishing your work can be a powerful way to share your story and ideas with the world.

We are here to help you. Contact us Now!