Trail Blazer Press FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • The smallest possible size is a 4.5 inch by 5 inch book. For best results, the smallest book we recommend is the 5 x 5 size.

  • The largest possible size is a 8 inch by 10.5 inch book. The largest size we recommend is the 7 x 10 size. 

  • A quick way to resize a PDF to a new overall document size and preserve the formatting is the free online tool here: docupub.com/pdfresize, opens a new window

  • To print images or text on the spine of the book, the spine must be at least 0.26 inches wide. Books will need a minimum of 115 pages on standard cream paper or 100 pages on premium white paper to achieve a spine that is at least 0.26 inches wide.

  • Yes! Both the cover and interior pages can be printed in color.

  • We recommend setting up the OnDemand Books Online purchasing to give your customers a place to purchase your book. Details about how this works will be provided during the on-site appointment.

  • Quality trade paperback books.

  • A unique number assigned by the Library of Congress. An LCCN number helps make it easier for libraries and other organizations using bibliographic data to acquire your book. An LCCN must be acquired before publishing a title. Trail Blazer Press can provide you with information that shows you how to apply for this yourself. 

  • A unique number for identifying a specific book used by bookstores and retailers. You can add an ISBN anytime, even after publication.

  • Trail Blazer Press provides classes to help you learn how to format your Book Block and Cover Sheet. We do not offer formatting and design services.

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