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12. The material you are submitting is the Author’s own creative and/or well-researched content and is not co-authored by anyone else.
13. The submitted manuscript content has not been published as a whole or as portions in printed form or is available online.
14. The submitted manuscript is not under consideration and/or pending acceptance by any other publishing platforms.
15. The manuscript does not contain any non-attributed content from any existing source and that all due acknowledgments for content other than the author have been provided with the owner’s permission.
16. The content in your manuscript does not violate any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright rights or other rights of any person or entity.
17. ArtoonsInn Room9 Publications may use the personal details of the Author for correspondence. We do not accept academic or non-English submissions. These submissions will be automatically removed from our systems and you may not hear back from us.
18. ArtoonsInn Room9 publications guarantee the privacy and intellectual property of the Author and maintain said privacy at all times.
NOTE: The word Content includes names of person/s, incidents and/or experiences by person/s, quotes, places, images, photographs and but not limited to works of other authors.
19. room9 Publications by ArtoonsInn offers three types of publishing (Green dot publishing, Standard publishing, and Self-publishing), out of which if the submission is selected to be published by room9, the author is notified of by email and a mutual Agreement signed online. ArtoonsInn reserves the right to reject a manuscript for whatever reason before the Agreement is signed. However, ArtoonsInn will stand by the terms of the Agreement and in case of a legal issue or cancellation of an author-publisher relationship, the author will be duly notified and all things settled diplomatically.
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23. ArtoonsInn retains the right to use its client’s name/s and book title/s on ArtoonsInn’s website and to market and promote our services.
Editing and Proofreading services
24. Service guarantee:
ArtoonsInn room9’s editorial team is committed to providing exceptional, timely, and friendly service.
The editors ensure that your work is treated confidentially.
25. Though the editors will take care of every detail, the author is responsible for the accuracy of information/content that is provided for editing.
26. ArtoonsInn ensures that the author remains in full control of the content/work. We ensure this by:
-using the author’s own personalized style manual (if available)
-respecting and following the author’s instructions to the dot
-respecting and preserving the author’s ‘voice’
-checking with the author before making major changes
-using ‘Track Changes’ so that the author is free to accept or reject all changes
-using ‘Comments’ to explain changes, raise issues, make objections and/or suggestions.
27. All documents that are received for editing are edited to a high standard. room9’s Editors provide the best possible service to the best of their ability. ArtoonsInn does not guarantee that the written documents are “perfect” or “without error.” ArtoonsInn provides no guarantee that the client’s work will be completely error-free. However, in case of any errors pointed out before publication or during the trial-printing phase, ArtoonsInn will ensure and make necessary amendments subsequently.
28. You acknowledge and accept that ArtoonsInn retains rights to set sales prices lower than the MRP of the published book. This may be done for promotional purposes, for a period of time. ArtoonsInn may or may not seek your permission for such discounts/promotions/seasonal offers.
COVER DESIGN, ARTWORK & ILLUSTRATION SERVICES
The Aesthetics control team of ArtoonsInn’s room9 covers the following:
29. A complete paperback book cover design and layout of the front, back and spine are created in high resolution in accordance with the client’s requirements.
30. The cover will also be provided for the ebook version with appropriate dimensions, resolution and image specifications.
31. Smaller images of the book cover will be created by ArtoonsInn suitable for promotional use.
32. The ISBN will be designed and placed in the book cover as and where appropriate and applicable in the design.
33. For self-publishing, room9 publications may incur an initial payment, which will be refunded back to the author in the form of author copies.
34. The author verifies that the book is not available digitally or in print anywhere apart from ArtoonsInn.com. The author understands that the work cannot be printed and distributed by two different companies in the same language and the same country at the same time.
The author can, however, withdraw the book from room9 Publications at any given time, if the book is selected for publication by any conventional publisher; or for other reasons. There will be no fee for doing this; however, the author must inform of this to room9 Publications by email at the earliest so that ArtoonsInn stops selling and enlisting the work. There will be no refund made from ArtoonsInn for the author withdrawing a book or withholding publication, however, the author may be liable to cover any production costs for the inventory that has not been covered by profits as and when the author decided to call off the Agreement with ArtoonsInn.
35. ArtoonsInn is not responsible for the content of the book. The views expressed in the book are solely those of the author and ArtoonsInn has nothing to do with the ownership of the content. ArtoonsInn will not be a party with the author if any lawsuit arises from the content of the book. room9 Publications may withdraw the book if any lawsuit / legal proceedings arise regarding the content of the book or for other reasons. If in such a case any lawsuit is made or likely to arise from the book and ArtoonsInn is by any chance made a part of it, the author will pay the legal expenses, fines, compensation if any applicable on ArtoonsInn.
36. The author will be able to make changes to his/her book until he/she has approved the book to be printed. No changes are possible once the book has been forwarded to the publishing wing of room9 Publications. Changes are however possible in the next printed version/edition after the ready stock of the books has been sold out. ArtoonsInn is not responsible for any mistakes/errors, if any, in the author-approved version of the work that is printed. If the author wants changes in the book after it is printed, additional “book revision charges” are payable in the next edition.
37. ArtoonsInn may, by notice given to you by email, decide not to publish (reject) the work for any reason, and no reason need be provided. In such a case, you shall owe ArtoonsInn only the charges for the Additional Services relative to the rejected work that has been provided prior to such rejection; if however, ArtoonsInn’s decision is not due to a circumstance for which you are liable, you shall owe ArtoonsInn no charges relative to that work and payment, if any, will be refunded to you. For instance, the work will be rejected due to a circumstance for which you are liable if – in ArtoonsInn’s opinion – the technical quality of the Work is not satisfactory, the quality of the contents of the Books is not sufficient or the Book includes illegal content (pornographic, offensive, plagiarized, etc.). In such a case, the Agreement between the author and the Publisher will be terminated with immediate effect.
The Room of Recognition
38. Recognitions in The Room of Recognition are placed in random order. The display position of a Recognition may be sorted in different ways and displayed anywhere within the room at any given time. All forms of Art, Artists, and brands that are displayed in the room are authorized and recognized by ArtoonsInn and ArtoonsInn reserves the rights to edit/moderate/remove any form of Art, an Artist or any brand that has been displayed in the Room of Recognition without any prior notice.