Comprehensive/Line editing to improve structure and flow, consistency and grammar.
2 rounds: first round is comprehensive; second round is a double-check & thorough read-through to fine tune.
- $300 for up to 15,000 words, then 2 cents/word thereafter
BOOK COVER DESIGN
Will work closely with the author to create a cohesive and eye-catching full cover spread (front, spine, back) that conveys author’s vision using customized images, graphical elements and composed typography.
- $800 for author-supplied artwork according to specifications, or $900 with custom artwork. Includes:
- Two front cover concepts
- Fine-tuning of one of these concepts based on author’s feedback, input and ideas, until author is completely satisfied
- Use of author-supplied artwork (and/or selection of up to 3 images from Shutterstock.com for custom artwork rate)
- Incorporation of barcode and Library of Congress cataloguing
Will create customized layout, typesetting and design of interior to print specifications.
Includes 2 interior design samples showcasing options for type and design treatments of chapters, sections and headers.
- $600, includes:
- up to 5 interior images; $5 per image thereafter
- up to 2 rounds of interior revisions; $50 per round thereafter
Poetry chapbooks are my roots, the old-fashioned center-stapled copies made at Kinko's, but now with Print On Demand, your collection of poetry can be a beautiful perfect bound book sold on Amazon.
- $500, includes:
- a full-color glossy or matte cover
- up to 60 interior-designed and custom formatted pages total, (which is standard size for poetry books); $2/page thereafter
- support listing your title and uploading to Createspace according to industry specs
TRADE MARKET SETUP
Setup title on platform of choice (Amazon’s CreateSpace, Lulu, Ingram Spark) according to their unique specifications.
- $50/hour, includes:
- complete title setup with POD platform
- will assure listing on all online retailers
SIMPLE AUTHOR WEBSITE DESIGN
Will custom design a simple Author Website tailored to you and your book, of up to 3 pages. Recommended to at least have a home/landing page with your Author bio, a Book Title page with links to reviews & online purchasing info, and a Blog page.
- $5oo for three pages; $100 for each additional page
BOOK LAUNCH CAMPAIGNS
Email marketing and publicity to author-supplied lists and media outlets (press releases, book announcements, etc.).
- $150 for custom designed e-newsletter template (Constant Contact, Mailchimp)
- $50 each time use template to plug in author-created content
- $40 an hour if generating entire e-newsletter with content, or creating publicity and/or social media content & materials