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LSI Distribution

Telemachus Press is an experienced provider of author services. We take your manuscript, cover ideas, and prepare all the necessary files and formats so that the end result is a professional, high-quality product.  That is why Telemachus Press uses Lightning Source (LSI) for all Print On Demand (POD) requirements.

Lightning Source, owned by Ingram, is the leader in providing inventory-free on-demand print and distribution services for books to the publishing industry, both domestic and international.

Telemachus Press Author Services for POD include (but are not limited to):

  • Color Cover
  • Cover proof for your review (PDF)
  • Interior Formatting (Book Size Options)
  • PDF proof of book for your review before printing
  • ISBN Number and Barcode
  • Quality Service from People Who Care

We will act as your publisher of record with Lightning Source, Inc. and your ISBN number will be registered with R.R. Bowker.  Distribution will be provided by LSI and made available to retail bookstores (both domestic and international) for consumer orders.

We collect royalties on your behalf and remit 100% of the royalties to you, no less than two times per year with complete sales reports.

You may purchase books through us at the true cost of the book (we do not mark up the price).

Three Reasons Why we are Different
  1.    1. You keep 100% of your royalties and rights (and all your files)
       2. You can buy your book at the true wholesale cost
       3. We care about you and your book