Category Archives: Returns

10 Reasons Self-Publishers Should Avoid Selling To Bookstores

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Trying to get bookstores to accept your book and give it shelf space is very time-consuming and difficult … Continue reading

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Strippable Books Vs. Non-Strippable Books: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Strippable” simply means that a book’s cover can be torn off, or stripped off, by the book retailer or distributor, and sent back to the book publisher for a credit or refund. The book publisher tells the book retailers and distributors which books that it will allow to be stripped, and which books cannot be stripped. Each publisher has it’s own rules and guidelines about which books can be stripped. Continue reading

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