Publishing With Papyrus Author—Your Own Book

Papyrus Author makes publishing your book easier than ever. Create e-books or PDF files ready for submission with just a few clicks and without prior knowledge.

For most designs, you will not need any additional software for your finished book. We cooperate with all major service providers to enable you to distribute e-books and PDFs without a problem.

Your text can be reformatted for any desired target platform at any time. Whether you feel like working in the final format right from the start or style everything at the end — with Papyrus you can decide, whenever you’re ready. And it usually just takes one click.

So you can take your time deciding–output into a direction not planned before is always only a small step away.

Papyrus Author offers all possibilities for publishing and self-publishing:

Classical Book Publishing: The Publishing House

With a publisher, you will not have to do a separate layout. They will set the book themselves. Publishers expect professional writers to submit texts formatted in a default format such as standard pages, which tells them how many pages the book will have in its printed form.

Save and submit your manuscript as a PDF or Word document (if they don’t use Papyrus themselves, yet).

Papyrus supports you with the conversion of any text into standard pages with one click. .

Modern Self-Publishing: The E-Book

Papyrus creates an Amazon Kindle mobi or ePub file from your text with one click, ready to upload to the e-store or platform of your choice. .

This covers Amazon, IngramSpark and all others. Creating a finished e-book could hardly be easier. Optionally, you can choose a layout beforehand. Images are placed and sized as precisely as possible.

Your e-book is automatically checked for consistency before it is created. This includes checks on the title picture, styles, formatting and more. Many possible problems can be found before you go into production.

All this can be done without any knowledge of formatting languages such as HTML and CSS. But if you know your way around those, you can also change our CSS templates directly.

"I can put it simply: Papyrus is THE best text processing software for writers of all kind. Papyrus goes all the way with you, from first ideas to published book."

Bestselling Author Andreas Eschbach

2017-06-23T14:05:50+00:00

Bestselling Author Andreas Eschbach

"I can put it simply: Papyrus is THE best text processing software for writers of all kind. Papyrus goes all the way with you, from first ideas to published book."
"For years I’ve looked for the perfect piece of software for writing, editing and formatting my novels. I finally found that software, Papyrus Author."

Ben Brown

2017-07-07T17:58:54+00:00

Ben Brown

"For years I’ve looked for the perfect piece of software for writing, editing and formatting my novels. I finally found that software, Papyrus Author."
"Never ever without Papyrus Author!"

Claudia Winter

2018-04-10T17:34:58+00:00

Claudia Winter

"Never ever without Papyrus Author!"
Papyrus Author's features are simply thrilling besides being very useful. The story database is a very powerful tool for writers like me who have endless places, characters and, well, whatever there is in the story.

Thomas Sand

2018-04-10T17:39:31+00:00

Thomas Sand

Papyrus Author's features are simply thrilling besides being very useful. The story database is a very powerful tool for writers like me who have endless places, characters and, well, whatever there is in the story.
"Papyrus is the secret to turning good books into great ones."

Bernhard Hennen

2018-04-10T17:32:54+00:00

Bernhard Hennen

"Papyrus is the secret to turning good books into great ones."

Print-on-demand: The Book as a PDF with Layout

Papyrus Author allows the creation of elaborate photo books and of fully layouted novels, both done with the highest possible precision, and turns them into print-ready PDF files. .
Papyrus offers dozens of templates for the most widely used print-on-demand service providers and your favorite print-shop.

Setting a novel is done automatically, with matching typeface for continuous text and headlines, automatically mirrored margins, table of contents, illustrations, title picture etc.

Adjustments to specific wishes are easy to realize. The delivery to your printing service provider is done in the classic, perfect PDF. Color type is usually accepted by the printer as sRGB, but Papyrus also allows you to convert to PDF variants in so-called CMYK colors, or any other custom color profile. Just as your print shop requires, all done with one click.

Papyrus also supports you in bringing your text into a professional form.

For example, you can create the front-matter of your book with the touch of a button–the usual title pages, frontispiece (the traditional second page) and imprint are automatically generated using your author data.

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The End?

When you are ready to consider your publishing options, your book will be at the finish line. And Papyrus Author helped you through all stages of creating it.
With the planning tools you developed your ideas. With the word processor you wrote your first draft and finished the raw bulk. Through revisions with the Proofreader and Style Analysis your work achieved a fine polish and quality. Finally, the output functions let you to publish on any platform you desire.

This is how publishing works today, especially self-publishing. Standard pages, e-books ready for the store, print-perfect PDF—from novels to non-fiction to illustrated picture books.

With Papyrus Author, publishing your work professionally is just a few clicks away.

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Experience what Papyrus Author can do for your writing career.