services & costs

 
 
 

PLEASE NOTE: Since we custom create all our products, we do not pre-sell our services on this website. We'll give you a firm quote based on your requirements. Hence, all prices shown below should be considered an estimate until we have discussed your needs.

To get a firm quote:

Fill out our form (click here)

or

Send us your complete manuscript for a free typesetting sample and quote (click here)

or

Call us at 240-645-2214.

COVER DESIGN (Ebook) 

    Ebook cover by itself: $300

    AS ADD ON TO ANY PAPER COVER: $45

COVER DESIGN (Paperback)

    You Provide Cover Artwork: $345

    We Provide Cover Artwork: $390

COVER DESIGN (Laminated Hardcover or Dustjacket)

    You Provide Cover Artwork: $425

    We Provide Cover Artwork: $470

Print-ready cover file (PDF) guaranteed to comply with standards set by Ingram Lightning Source, Ingram Spark, CreateSpace, Kindle (paper) and Lulu.

Price includes all elements required for a cover spread (front, back, spine), including (if required) the ISBN barcode with or without the book's price.

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Click here to see samples of covers and interior design.

INTERIOR DESIGN & TYPESETTING FOR PAPER EDITION OF BOOK:

1 cent per word, up to the first 40,000 words. 1/2 a cent per word for any additional words thereafter. Minimum $150 per book.

 

Print-ready interior file (PDF) guaranteed to comply with standards set by Ingram Lightning Source, Ingram Spark, CreateSpace, Kindle (paper) and Lulu. Does not include cover creation.

Price includes complete typesetting with title pages, pagination, headers, table of contents, logo insertion and other items typically associated with a book's interior. (Insertion of illustrations, graphics and tables could incur an additional cost.)

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Click here to see samples of covers and interior design.

Click here to get a free sample typeset of your  manuscript.

INTERIOR DESIGN & TYPESETTING FOR EBOOK EDITION OF BOOK:

1 cent per word, up to the first 40,000 words. 1/2 a cent per word for any additional words thereafter. Minimum $150 per book.

 

Ebook cover files are provided as EPub files passing full validation (as per latest validation standards) and guaranteed to comply with standards set by Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords and Draft2Digital. MOBI files supplied (free of charge) upon request.

Price includes complete typesetting with title pages, pagination, headers, table of contents, logo insertion and other items typically associated with a book's interior. (Insertion of illustrations, graphics and tables could incur an additional cost.)

SPECIAL DEAL: 25% discount off ebook typesetting cost if bought in addition to paper typesetting edition of book.

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PROOFREADING OF YOUR MANUSCRIPT: 1.25 cents per word, up to the first 80,000 words. 0.75 cents per word for any additional words thereafter. Minimum $250 per book.

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT: $300

 

Project management includes advice and loading book files with any of the major retail vendors. This includes creating your accounts at the vendor and setting up your book (paper and ebook) online. 

The project management cost is in addition to the prices quoted for the services above.

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AUTHOR'S WEBSITE CREATION (ON WIX): $350

 

Complete website consisting of 5 main pages: Blog, About Me, Contact Me, Publications, News & Events. (More pages negotiable at an extra cost of $50 per page.)

Not including any cost by Wix, if you upgrade the website to a paid version. Details found on their website. 

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DISCOUNT FOR MULTIPLE SERVICES: Get 5% off your total cost for each of the following services selected (max 20%):

Cover Design (paper, ebook or combination)

Typesetting (paper, ebook or combination)

Proofreading of Manuscript

Project Management

Web Site Creation

"You said that this would be the best edition of the book, and I agree that it did turn out better than either of Berkley's. Thank you for allowing me to collaborate with you."

Alexei Panshin, Hugo and

Nebula winning author

 
 
 
 
 

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