Bound Galleys

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Book Printing and other Self Publishing topics.

What type of book proof is sent to book reviewers?

Bound Galleys

*Bound galleys are an important step in the publishing process. If you are confused about what they are or how they are used, look at the bulleted list below for clarification.

  • The galleys usually come from the printer
  • They are the final proofing copy before the book goes to final press
  • They are generally used to send to book reviewers although
  • They can also be used as advance sales samples



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Self Publishing Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Patricia Walters-Fischer