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Keepsake Terms of Sale and Prices

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Overview Of Worthy Shorts Keepsake and Other Features

Terms of Service: All sales are subject to the Worthy Shorts® Terms of Service Agreement posted on its web site. Purchases must be by credit or debit card. Keepsakes are non-returnable except for damaged books. Packing, shipping and sales tax are additional and are shown by our shopping cart when you order. Send question to Worthy Shorts customer service at Thank you for your business!

Retail Sales: Available through the Worthy Shorts Bookshop ( and on-line and land-based booksellers.

Dealers: Please see separate dealer discount terms or ask

Author Sales: Prices apply only to Registered Worthy Shorts Authors for their own titles. Please see Worthy Shorts® Agreement for Terms of Use.

Registration Fee: We require a one time registration fee of $25.00 to open your account and set up your Private Press Page. You can manage your new title launches, author purchases and social networking and other links from this page. See site links for Registration application.

Setup and first printing purchase: Purchase is required of from 10 to 15 copies to bring a new title into print. Price shown includes content files and Meta data management, title management setup costs, ISBN, paperback, ePub (when feasible) and PDF digital edition production. Packing, shipping and sales tax additional. Authors may add to the first printing an additional 5 or 10 copies at the reduced prices shown on the price list. A single copy sample is shipped to the author for approval before the first printing at a cost of $10 plus printing and shipping.

Reprint purchase: Prices shown are only for Registered Worthy Shorts® Authors; they do not include packing, shipping and sales tax. These purchases can only be made from the Author's Private Press Page.


Digital Editions: At author's option, setup includes at no charge a basic, reflowable ePub edition (for narrative text-driven works only) and a formatted PDF edition. Ask for prices on upgraded ePub edition formatting.

Design/format: Authors submit text and image files and select from a gallery of interiors and cover designs. Mixed interior formatting may require additional page rate charges that will be quoted. See posted terms of sale.

Subject to change: All prices are subject to change and will be posted on our web site.

Keepsake formats and custom formats: All prices are based on your selection of one of forty design options from among ten genres in one of two trim sizes as shown and from 16 to 96 pages. We also offer a complete range of custom publishing trims, bindings and page counts at special prices. For details, contact

Special typographic formatting: Books of poetry and other styles that require special typographic presentation such as custom indentation and/or the use of bold and/or italic to identify kinds of text are charged a minimum premium of $1.75 per finished book page. We will review manuscripts and con-tact the author to advise of additional costs.

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Terms of Sale and Pricing

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