Why choose Claddagh?
Claddagh Ltd. has high editorial standards and we will not publish any book that does not meet these standards. We want our authors to stand out, to be known as leaders in their field, experts who are called upon for testimony, presentations and interviews. Claddagh Ltd. only produces high quality fiction and nonfiction books. Our authors are knowledgeable and well respected in their fields.
We work directly with our authors and offer support to them during the
publishing process. We develop strong working relationships with our authors and encourage them to continue in their writing careers.
What will my book look like?
Your paperback book will be perfect bound and have a full four color cover. Your hardcover book will be released with a full color dust jacket and have a gold embossed spine on the actual book. Both paperback and hardcover books come with the choice of the following trim sizes:
All of our books are handcrafted and beautifully put together.
Authors who select the premium, deluxe, or basic book packages will have their books listed for distribution through Ingram Distribution, Baker & Taylor, and Books in Print. These books will be made available through online booksellers, such as Barnes & Noble on line, Amazon, Alibris, Abebooks, eCampus and many more. Additionally, books published through these programs will be available to over 25,000 brick and mortar bookstores through our distributors. Listing your book with these major distributors makes your book available for worldwide
distribution. Authors who select the express publishing package will only receive basic distribution.
When should I begin marketing my book?
Marketing should begin long before publication. Authors need to create a buzz ahead of time. In fact, once you sign a publishing contract you should begin advance book sales. Remember, it is never too early to market your book.
Can I have my book printed in additional formats?
Yes, you can. Depending upon the publishing package selected, you have the option of adding either the hardcover upgrade or the paperback upgrade. Please contact your editor for more information.
Does Claddagh release e-books?
Yes, we do. You may select to add an e-book upgrade to your publishing package at any time. The e-book upgrade is only $99.