So, you’ve finished your novel... 

It’s edited, perfected, and ready to go - except that you’ve spent the last hour staring in horror at the long list of requirements to get it up on Amazon, and you can just feel your eyes glazing over.

Don’t worry, we're here to help. We've got a crew of seasoned professionals who have already gone through that steep learning curve, so we can save you a whole lot of time and stress. Typesetting and publishing your books isn't actually hard, nor particularly time-consuming, but the learning curve is. I’m sure you’d much rather be working on the next book, wouldn’t you?  Yeah, you would.  Let us do the hard stuff for you.

What Services Are Available?

The short version is that we can do everything necessary to get your book out to the public. The long version is as follows:

  • We can typeset your eBook ready for distribution via Amazon’s Kindle Store.

  • We can typeset your eBook ready for distribution via Draft2Digital

  • We can typeset your paperback for distribution via Amazon's paperback service.

  • We can upload your eBooks and print books to your accounts on your behalf.

  • We can provide basic cropping and trimming services for your cover art, or add a back cover and spine if you only have a front cover. 

  • We can manually convert your eBook to .pdf, .mobi (Kindle), and .epub (everyone else) so that you can distribute it through your website.

  • We can make small updates to a previously-formatted eBook and re-upload it.

  • We can set up an Amazon Author Central page for you.

  • We can help you set up a basic website.

  • We can help you get in touch with other freelancers, including editors, cover designers, and more. In-house editors, translators, and cover art services will be coming soon!

How Much Will It Cost?


We charge a base rate of $25.00 USD per hour, with a minimum charge of one hour.

The exact amount will vary depending on the complexity of your book, and what you want done. For example, a standard fiction novel can usually be formatted and uploaded in less than 4 hours, so you'd be looking at a fee of approximately $100.00.

Our agent runs a timer while working, so you only pay for the time it actually takes to complete the tasks you've requested. Alternately, you can contact us to negotiate a flat fee.

What Do I Need To Get Started?

Your manuscript must be complete and ready to be published before initiating our publishing services. If editing is not completed first, the typesetting will need to be done again, which means you'll be paying twice for the same service.  

You need to provide the following:

  1. A copy of your manuscript in a commonly-accessible file format, such as a Microsoft Word .doc or .docx.

  2. A copy of your cover art as an editable .psd, .ai or .png.  If your artist won’t part with the file, please ask them which fonts were used on the front cover, and to make sure that the resolution of the file they sent you is set to 300DPI. Your artist will know what that means if you don't.

  3. Please download this form and fill it in as best you can. If you have trouble downloading that link, please try this one instead.

  4. You will need to set up accounts on the following websites.

 

If you don't feel comfortable setting up the accounts yourself, we are happy to do it for you, but please keep in mind that we will need a lot of your personal information to do it. 

Is there anything you can't do for me?

Yes, there is one thing.  We do not include a physical proof with our services, but we can guide you through how to purchase one once your typesetting and uploading is complete. Once you have received your proof and had a look over it, we can assist you with making changes.

Any changes are charged at the rate specified above, unless the error is ours. If the change is the result of a mistake we have made, we will correct it at our cost. 

This is hard!  Can you do it all for me?

Absolutely. Don't be embarrassed if you're feeling overwhelmed, it's perfectly normal. The learning curve on this is steep! We handle the entire publication process for many of our clients, and we can do the same for you. Just contact us, and we'll discuss your needs. The amount of input you need to put into the publishing process depends entirely on your comfort level. We're here to make this as painless as possible.

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