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The last few months of the year hold some of the biggest opportunities for independent authors. Many people spend the winter break snuggling with a good book, whether they received it as a gift or found it themselves. It’s one of the best times to get your book in front of readers and BookBaby wants to help you be prepared for the holiday season.

Listed below are the typical turn times for BookBaby Services. Remember, every self-publishing experience is different—there are many factors that make up your project’s publishing timeline. Take a look below and add the times relevant to your project to see how soon your book can be ready. Of course if you have any questions you can always give us a call: 877-961-6878

Typical Turn Times for BookBaby Services

Making a book requires a partnership. It’s BookBaby’s responsibility to deliver our services on time and it is your responsibility to review your proof. We cannot process your order without your approval, so we strongly encourage you to keep track of your book’s progress to prevent its production being delayed.

Please keep in mind that once your book is complete, there will still be a setup period before it’s ready for sale in stores. But don’t worry — with BookShop™ your book is available in just a few days so you can start selling directly to readers AND make much more in royalties.

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Can’t make the holidays? Do it big in January.

It’s ok if your book isn’t ready for the holiday season. People are still in the holiday shopping spirit in January and buy books throughout the month, providing traction for authors early on in the New Year. So don’t rush your book just to meet a certain date. Make your book the way you intended, no cut corners, and no sacrifices.

Now's the time to make your book.

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