Writing a book may seem a daunting task for you as a writer, but once you have your manuscript ready, then finding a good publisher who is trustworthy, has a good editing team, and who gives your book proper promotion is most pertinent for the book to reach its readers in the best possible version. The is the make or break step for the writer. To make things easy for you here is a list of publishers you can get in touch with as you start to contemplate the publishing process.
Top 10 Self-Publishing Companies in India
Notion Press has to be at the top of the list for its high responsiveness, well-organized team, and user-friendly author dashboard. The interface allows you to see how many copies you have sold and the amount of royalty you are bound to receive. They are a trusted brand with over 30,000 satisfied authors. They provide both self-publishing platforms (Xpress Publishing) which are completely free and author packages to cater to individual needs. Even if you self-publish through Notion Press, it barely takes a few days to have your book listed for sale on Amazon. It is based in Chennai.
Evincepub publication is a wonderful writing platform to publish your manuscript. It is good for its wide reach and is popular among celebrities, their most recent publication being Aditya Ray Kapoor (Indian Film Actor), and Mr. Pankaj Lochan(CHRO at Jindal Steel & Power Ltd). Evincepub has a global network for paperback and eBook distribution, which can take your book to 150+ countries and 39,000+ stores. they have recently got featured at Hindustan Times for their contribution to self-publishing.
24×7 Publishing provides different packages for authors and self-publishing opportunities at minimum pay. Their free consultation offers professional help to answer all your queries and bust myths about being self -published which can be an equal opportunity for success these days. While they publish within 14 days’ time but they share 100% profits with the author, are internationally certified, and have global distribution in over 150 countries. It is based in Kolkata.
Pothi is a swift and hassles free self-publishing platform. All books published on Pothi are listed on their website and can be purchased from there. It is mostly useful for groups, committees, clubs or NGOs but individual authors also prefer it for its quick publication process.
Origin: India (Karnataka)
Submission Guidelines: Contact Us – email@example.com
Leadstart Publishing is one of the fastest-growing publishing houses in India currently. They publish in a wide range of genres, have a streamlined process of publication, and have very eye-catching book covers. However, publication time is dependent on the master list which works on a first in first out basis. Their books to screen agency is a unique feature that helps manuscripts to be converted to scripts and be pitched for movies and television.
Origin: India (Mumbai)
Submission Guidelines: Contact Us – firstname.lastname@example.org
Based in Delhi, Rupa Publications is a trusted name in the Indian publishing scene. Most of their books also have e-book versions that make them reach wider audiences. They accept hard copies of manuscripts that are to be sent by post to their Delhi office or soft copies through email. Getting through their shortlisting process may be a bit competitive.
Origin: India (New Delhi)
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Buuks has 6 different packages of different budgets. It may come a little expensive but the work provided through the packages is professional and quality-wise worth appreciating. Authors can schedule a call with their team before jumping to conclusions and decisions. Additional services can also be added to self-published packages to get a more professional look.
The recipient of the Young Creative Entrepreneur Award in 2010, Clever Fox Publishing is a self-publishing company that charges a small amount to get books published. Books are listed on major online retail stores in India. They also have digitization and archival process that makes it easier to retrieve previously published gems.
Origin: India (Tamil Nadu)
Submission Guidelines: Contact Us – email@example.com
The Write Order is India’s fastest growing publication house based out of Bangalore, Karnataka. They publish books in all genres from fiction to non-fiction, poetry, autobiographies, biographies, educational books, horror, etc. They allow many packages to authors as per their needs. The packages are affordable. The authors can also customize the package according to the budget.
Origin: India (Karnataka)
Submission Guidelines: Contact Us – firstname.lastname@example.org
Having their books listed in the Jaipur Literary Festival, Zorba Books has more than 1000 authors on their list. Their website gives a brief of the publication process, which offers the required transparency for an author to understand the organization he is going to associate with.