Services and Pricing
I promise to deliver an efficient service allied with technical skill and an eye for detail. You will receive regular communication about the progress of your book, and delivery of your files within the agreed schedule.
There are three package options or please do contact me for a custom quotation.
A: Page layout £950
Typesetting for a printed edition of your book, taking in proofreaders’ corrections*, index if required*, and supply of print-ready PDF for your selected printer(s)
B: Page layout and ebook conversion £1150
All the above plus ebook conversion and supply of epub and kpf files as required
C: Page layout, ebook conversion and cover design £1850
All the above plus managing cover design and supply of print-ready cover files, jpg for ebook and 3D mock-up of your book
All options include placement of up to 30 ‘complexities’ such as images, tables or pull quotes as well.
* Proofreading and indexing are not included but I can refer you to a proofreader and/or indexer if needed. Optional add-on for index creation using a supplied list of words/terms/phrases is £200.
All packages include:
- Advice on appropriate book size
- Advice and suggestions for printing and distribution options
- Typesetting from edited text file
- Reprographics on any images supplied**
- First proof for proofreading
- Taking in the proofreader’s corrections
- A revised proof for final checks and indexing if required
- Adding the index if needed
- Any final minor corrections
- A flawless, print-ready PDF tailored for the printer of your choice
** Reprographics includes cropping images, converting colour to greyscale if required and making improvements to tone and contrast
terms and conditions
Each package option is based on a non-fiction book of up to 50,000 words, set at a standard book size up to Royal format (234 x 156mm trimmed page size) or 9 x 6 inches.
For books over 50,000 words in length, simply add £130 per subsequent 10,000 words or part thereof.
For books with over 30 images or other complexities, please contact me for a custom quotation.
Additional corrections, especially if they affect pagination, are subject to extra charge at a standard hourly rate of £45.