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The autoedition

Ediconex is a self-publishing support service for people over 50, from Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.

Ediconex wants to support the talent of large authors, maintaining minimum quality standards. Therefore, Ediconex reserves the right to admit or reject manuscripts for publication. Despite the fact that the book is self-published, we want the Ediconex name to be synonymous with quality. At Ediconex, the author feels accompanied throughout the desktop publishing process. The book is the exclusive property of the author, since Ediconex is a non-profit service.
  • Assessment of the text.
  • Advice on the legal requirements to edit a book: ISBN, Bar Code, Legal Deposit, Intellectual Property Registry
  • Advice for the conversion of the paper book to an electronic book.
  • Preparation of the personal website of the book within the Ediconex website where the author can place the links and videos related to his work.
  • Promotion of the author and the book to Conex newsletters and social networks.
  • Availability of the Conex Room at Travesía de las Cortes, Barcelona, for the presentation of the book.
  • Participation in the Fiesta de San Jorge a Conex, where small runs can be made.

  • The author sends his work in Word format to the following email:
  • The Ediconex reading and correction department values the work.
  • If it is not considered suitable, it will be returned to the author.
  • If it is considered suitable, the characteristics of the book will be specified with the author:
    • Cover design according to the author's suggestions.
    • Quality of covers and guards with flaps or not.
    • Paper quality.
    • Interior colors.
    • Number of copies: small print runs can be made.
  • Ediconex advises the author to obtain the ISBN number and barcode.
  • Ediconex will provide the Legal Deposit number of the National Library of Catalonia.
  • The author must provide:
    • A brief resume
    • Text of the back cover and, if you want, a photograph.
  • The author will pay for the works of the following professionals:
    • Ortho-typographic and style correction.
    • Cover design, text layout and creation of the high resolution PDF to deliver to the printer.
  • Printing of the copies requested by the author.
  • The printing company will send the contracted copies to the author's address.
  • The book is the exclusive property of the author. Ediconex does not store or distribute the book.
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