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Traveler321

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Re: Author Copies
Posted: Nov 2, 2017 8:19 AM   in response to: Tracy Doren in response to: Tracy Doren
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Lower the price to the minimum, order your copies, then raise the price back up.
Emily Veinglory

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Re: Author Copies
Posted: Nov 2, 2017 10:35 AM   in response to: Tracy Doren in response to: Tracy Doren
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You cheapest option is likely to be the closest print shop that offers "perfect binding". If you are not retailing the copies select does not limit where you print them,
Dana Blankenship

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Re: Author Copies
Posted: Nov 6, 2017 3:44 PM   in response to: Tracy Doren in response to: Tracy Doren
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I notice today a new line of action for my paperback version on my bookshelf, to wit, "Request printed proofs." Can author copies be soon to follow?
Evidently, there is a cold snap in the far central regions. I shall have to eat my words to stay warm. Thank you, KDP.
Notjohn

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Re: Author Copies
Posted: Nov 6, 2017 4:06 PM   in response to: Dana Blankenship in response to: Dana Blankenship
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Thank you, KDP.

Yeah, KDP, thanks a lot for taking more than a year to introduce a feature that CreateSpace has offered for at least seven years!

Proof copies have been available for a month or two to selected publishers. You apparently have been added to that group. But bulk discounted copies, such as CreateSpace has always provided, are not yet in the pipeline. Perhaps toward the end of 2018?

(Don't trust KDP to publish a print edition. Don't trust CreateSpace to publish an ebook.)

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Sarah E. Holroyd

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Re: Author Copies
Posted: Nov 7, 2017 2:39 AM   in response to: Emily Veinglory in response to: Emily Veinglory
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Emily Veinglory wrote:
If you are not retailing the copies select does not limit where you print them,
KDP Select applies to ebooks only. You can have your ebook in Select and do whatever you want with the print edition.

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