Author Questionnaire

We are excited about partnering with you to publish your book! This Author Questionnaire provides our team with valuable information. Your deadline for completing this questionnaire is two weeks from when you were emailed the link.

Here are a few tips:

• If a question in the Marketing & Promotion section doesn’t apply to you, simply leave the response field blank (and don’t worry about those blanks—we don’t expect you to have all the contacts mentioned in this section).

• When you’re done, simply hit the “Submit” button and we’ll get it.

• If you inadvertently submit the form before it is complete, open a new link and begin answering questions from where you left off, then submit the form again. In other words, there’s no need to reanswer questions as we can combine your answers.

If you get stuck or would like assistance, contact Jen at 303.500.2384 or jclark@illumifymedia.com.

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Author Contact Information

Overview

Do you have a desired deadline for this project? Please tell us if you have a sale date you're trying to achieve, such as a holiday. Write N/A if you are flexible with the deadline.
Please describe and give us the dates of any scheduled author events (signings, appearances, book launch party/event). If you have none scheduled, but plan to schedule one, let us know. Between now an publication, if you schedule one, please email Jen Clark with the date and details at jclark@illumifymedia.com.

Marketing & Promotion

Please describe and give us the dates of any scheduled author events (signings, appearances, book launch party/event). If you have none scheduled, but plan to schedule one, let us know. Between now an publication, if you schedule one, please email Jen Clark with the date and details at jclark@illumifymedia.com.
Visit Amazon.com (opens in a new window so you won't lose your place) to find five or so book covers you like that would convey the feel/look of your book the cover designer can refer to. List them above.
Back cover copy is the descriptive text on the back of your book. It should briefly (in about 140 words) detail the content of your book in a lively and compelling way. A front cover entices readers to pick up the book, and the descriptive text on the back motivates them to purchase it. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO WRITE THE FINAL COPY—THAT'S OUR JOB.

But if you have a basic description you've worked on (no matter the length), enter it here, and we'll trim it to the appropriate length and make it the best it can be.

If you entered your book description in question #8, enter SEE ABOVE. If you have no ideas for this, just enter NEED HELP. We will craft it for you.

To view examples of back cover copy, click here.

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For guidelines on how to write your back cover author bio and view examples of published author bios, click here.

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Write as much as you like.

If you don't want an extended bio in the back of your book, enter N/A.

For guidelines on how to write your author bio, click here.

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Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 5 files.
If you already have an appropriate author photo (or several to choose from, up to 5) that conforms to the guidelines, upload it (them) here.

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