Publishing With Gatekeeper
GENERAL FAQ - Start Here!
How does Gatekeeper make my book?
How long does it take to make and publish my book?
What is an Author Manager?
Can I make my book available for preorder?
Can I change my publication date once it's been set for preorder?
Basic Book Details
Can I use a pen name?
What are keywords?
What are BISAC codes?
How should I price my book?
What should my book description include?
What is an International Standard Book Number (ISBN)?
What is a Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN)?
What should my hardcover flaps include?
View all articles in “Basic Book Details”
Cover, Images & Illustrations
What are the different cover finish options?
What is the cover design process?
How many cover ideas should I provide?
Do you charge extra if I want images in my book?
How do I send you the images I'd like included in my book?
Can you create graphics for me like charts, tables, etc.?
What image file types should I provide?
Sales & Earnings
How can I see my sales / earnings?
How much will I make per book sale?
How and when will I be paid?
What can I do to maximize sales after publishing?
Does Gatekeeper take money when my book sells?
How do book earnings impact my taxes?
Can retailers discount my book?
How are royalties calculated?
View all articles in “Sales & Earnings”
Where will Gatekeeper sell my book?
In what countries/territories will my book appear?
Can I make changes to my book after publishing?
How do I get retailer links for my book?
Why is a third party selling my book on retailers?
When I update my eBook, will previous customers see the changes?
What is KDP Select?
Can I list my own book on Amazon?
View all articles in “Distribution”
Will my book print in color?
How do I order paperback / hardcover books?
How much does it cost to print and ship books?
Can Gatekeeper drop ship orders to my customers?
What are the different hardcover bindings?
What are the different paper options?
What is trim size?
How should I select my wholesale discount?
View all articles in “Print”
What should my manuscript include?
What manuscript file types does Gatekeeper accept?
Will Gatekeeper add "front matter" to my book?
How do I open and review my book files?
How do I accept / reject edits to my manuscript?
Can my book contain links / endnotes / footnotes?
Can my book include video / audio?
Can Gatekeeper create fixed-layout eBooks?
View all articles in “Manuscript”