Pencil is a DIY publishing platform that can also help you deliver your books worldwide in paperback and e-book formats.

Basic Information

Pencil provides writers with writing and publishing services. In the free-publishing option, one can use the publisher’s online platform to complete the entire process of book publishing by themself. The writer will edit, proofread, paginate, and even design the cover of the book. In this type of self-publishing service provided by Pencil, one can publish a book for free and it will be available across 400+ retailers globally in eBook and paperback format. However, it is noteworthy that Pencil also provides services such as editing and cover designing that one can purchase. On Pencil, it takes about 1-2 days to get a book published and the copyrights remain with the author. Once published, authors receive a royalty of 50% of the net receipts in case of other retailers and 70% of the MRP in case of sales on Pencil’s reader app. Writers who wish to publish their manuscript at no-cost and have their book receive maximum exposure can opt to self-publish with Pencil. The free self-publishing with Pencil can be highly beneficial for the writers who are starting out and have a limited budget. See more

Legal Name

:

One Point Six Technologies Pvt Ltd

Headquarters

:

Mumbai, Maharashtra , India

Founding Date

:

2019

No. of Employees

:

21 to 40

Core Team

:
1.

Swarup Nanda

Co Founder

2.

Preeti Grover Chib

Co Founder

Funding

Total Funding

$1.4M

Investors

:

1.

Artesian VC

2.

Inflection Point Ventures

3.

Mumbai Angels

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