Estimated prices to help you select services for your book cover, interior, eBook, and publishing needs. All projects include a dedicated team, project management, and customer service.


Book Cover Pricing

All book cover projects are custom designed with collaborative working sessions. Pricing factors include level of design exploration, type of cover, image sourcing, and overall complexity. Prices below reflect individual services to help build your book design package.

STANDARD

softcover or eBook with sourced image
$500and up
  • 3 unique cover concepts to review
  • Collaboration on design and revisions
  • Print-ready files to your printer

CUSTOM

design exploration for hard and soft covers
$850and up
  • 3 unique cover concept explorations
  • Collaboration on design and revisions
  • Back cover, spine, barcode
  • Print-ready files to your printer

PREMIUM

premier design concepts
$1,000and up
  • 3 unique cover concept explorations
  • Collaboration on design and revisions
  • Back cover, spine, dust jacket, case cover, endpapers, and barcode
  • Print-ready files to your printer

Book Layout Pricing

Book layout includes personalized page design and typesetting. Factors in price include the length and complexity of your manuscript and graphics included. Prices below reflect individual services to help build your book design package.

STANDARD

text manuscripts
$800and up
  • Custom page design with typography and page design elements
  • Formatting for plain text
  • Typeset proof to review
  • Edits during proofing stage
  • Print-ready files to your printer

CUSTOM

medium-complexity manuscripts
$1,200and up
  • Custom page design with typography and page design elements
  • Formatting of lists, tables, pull quotes, sidebars, and graphics
  • Typeset proof to review
  • Multiple edits during proofing stage
  • Print-ready files to your printer

PREMIUM

complex full-color layouts
$2,000and up
  • Custom page design with typography and page design elements
  • Design exploration for unique elements
  • Formatting of lists, tables, pull quotes, sidebars, charts, footnotes, figures, and graphics.
  • Typeset proof to review
  • Multiple edits during proofing stage
  • Print-ready files to your printer

eBook Design Pricing

Design of an eBook includes converting your final print files into ePub format for all major eReaders. Cover design services not included. Prices below reflect individual services to help build your book design package.

STANDARD

plain text
$250and up
  • Plain text and headings
  • Interactive table of contents
  • Embed custom fonts for digital format
  • Final ePub files

CUSTOM

medium complexity
$500and up
  • Plain text, chapter headings, lists, pull quotes, and photos
  • Interactive table of contents
  • Embed custom fonts for digital format
  • Final ePub files

PREMIUM

complex layouts
$850and up
  • Plain text, chapter headings, lists, photos, tables, pull quotes, footnotes, sidebars, and other graphics
  • Interactive table of contents
  • Embed custom fonts for digital format
  • Final ePub files

Additional Services

Inquire about pricing for these add-on services that will elevate the final steps of the publishing process.


Photo Retouching

Custom retouching and color adjustment to your book’s photos and images. Fee is based on your unique project and requirements. Price based on color or B&W images, and amount of work needed.

Editorial Services

Editing and proofreading services to tighten up your manuscript. All successful projects start and end with a well-edited story.

Registration

Library of Congress registration, acquiring ISBNs, and Books in Print registration to assure your book is compliant and registered properly. Services billed hourly based on need.

Print Buying

Coordination with your printer to get the best price and service for your project, and to make sure things stay on schedule. Services billed hourly based on need.

Website Design

Direct traffic to an attractive new website to show off your new book.

Marketing Services

To help sell your book we create compelling marketing materials for social, email, website, and retailer promotion.

Phone Consultation

Confused about the self-publishing process, or need some guidance about other steps along your publishing journey? We offer 1-hour phone consultations to go over all of your questions. $150 per hour. Questions on active or upcoming projects are always free, please email or call us.