Publishing Process

Publishing Process

Castle Walls Editing lists Kory Kirby as a trusted publishing partner. Kory helps authors with every stage of the publishing process, from initial consultation about goals through cover design, interior design, ARCs, metadata, uploading, and distribution.

Kory is a book designer by trade and publisher for Little Cabin Press, as well as a passionate writer, athlete, and lover of outdoor adventure.

More information about Kory can be found at James Gallagher, through Castle Walls Editing, has been happy to team with Kory on a wide variety of projects.

Kory’s Process

  • Foundation bookshop
  • Manuscript review
  • Copyediting
  • Advanced reader copy (ARC) team
  • Printing/production specs and strategy
  • Final manuscript edits
  • Manuscript alignment with personal and business goals
  • Book launch and marketing strategy workshop
  • Interior design
  • Cover design (paperback and hardcover)
  • Postdesign proofreading
  • Ebook formatting (ePub, MOBI, and interactive PDF)
  • Publishing logistics (publishing company and imprint setup, ISBNs, barcodes)
  • Book metadata optimization (title, subtitle, description, keywords, categories)
  • ARC distribution
  • Account, distribution, and royalty setup (printing and distribution through major online retailers)
  • File upload/publishing