Why Self Publish?

For at least three great reasons:

To take control of your work and get it in the public domain.

When money is to be made - make sure it comes directly to you.

Use the credibility and recognition to help you and your career.

self publishing hardback books


'The New York Times art critic & book reviewer each want a copy of the book'  M.Seyler

With the traditional publishing houses facing financial constraints, streamlining their publishing lists and concentrating on high-profile authors, it has become increasing difficult for any aspiring authors to find a publishing deal. However, that doesn’t mean there is no hope! You can make a decision and just do it yourself.

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By self publishing your book with Tricorn you will have a professionally produced, finished product to send to the large publishing houses, increasing your chances 10-fold of it being picked up. In the meantime, you are able to sell your book to ease the cash flow. Equally, by producing a small quantity of books initially, allows you to test its sales potential.

A win-win situation from £299 (+vat) for any aspiring or established author.

Marketing opportunities have proliferated with so much activity now accessible online. This has allowed authors to sell directly to readers via blogs, websites and the many social media networks such as Facebook, cutting out numerous people in the middle. This means any investment will be recouped more readily.

Establishing a new career as an author or making profit is not always the primary objective of publishing a book - albeit's very nice. Your book may be designed to explore your own interests, achieve academic research points, fill specific needs of an organisation or give to friends and family. Each objective might have a different solution that we can help you recognise and achieve.


In addition to a our stand-out front covers, informative back covers, visually appealing and readable text, there are other elements of finishing a book that can differentiate it from all those others on the shelf.

Head and tail bands are ribbons used to cover the binding at the top and bottom of the spine on casebound books. They not only hide where the pages have been glued and stitched, but can be colour coordinated as an inherent part of the design.