OUR APPROACH

As a new publisher, we are more nimble and willing to take bigger risks on a book - publishing a novel, idea or book proposal that may not get picked up elsewhere. As long as the writing or idea is great and attractive to readers, we are interested.

 

We are a traditional publisher who covers production costs, never charging the author for a completed manuscript we accept, and we come with a team of professionals experienced in publishing. 

 

We offer unconditionally:
 

- The pride of being traditionally published

- A modest advance

- 50% royalties paid quarterly

- The production cost of a beautifully, polished digital and print book

- An initial, limited, but strategic marketing spend, marketing activity and advice

- An expert marketing plan for the author to implement to build a platform and further sales.

- Authors retain all subsidiary rights (including but not limited to: motion picture, print, audio, translation, etc. - we only take worldwide English language paperback and digital rights).

- Support and some amount of further marketing at our discretion with continual price adjustments and advice as needed to maximize sales.

 

We offer conditionally:
 

- Upon reaching $5,000 in sales in a given year, LM Vintage Publishers  will have your book distributed to bookstores via a distributor service that we have access to. The goal would be to pitch the novel in question to bookstores in an attempt (not a guarantee) of shelf placement.

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LM Vintage Publishers cannot guarantee riches and fame, it is possible, but certainly not guaranteed. We do guarantee to produce quality novels, help authors succeed and support them.  

 

The standard term: is 50% royalty as you will retain all other rights, including subsidiary rights, to your novel including copyright.  The term is always a 5-year renewable term. It automatically renews every 5 years unless you have not made $1,000 in royalties during that time - at which point, you may, within 30 days of the renewable term, terminate the agreement and all financial interest in your novel reverts back to you.  

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