AUTHOR SERVICES

Let us do the work while you spend time writing your next book...
...or maybe going on an island vacation

PRINT READY TYPESETTING

$95

Upon supply of your completed manuscript, you will receive a print ready typeset document to give to your printing company, including:

  • Guidance for cost-effective options for printing
  • Correct first page and front and back matter layouts
  • Chapter header themes
  • Dual headers and footers
  • Choice of fancy first letters and dividers
  • All to a standard paperback size of your choice
  • Optional use of 1231 Publishing Print ISBN for an extra $20
  • Contact: publish@1231publishing.com

FULL WRAP COVER DESIGN

$95

With the page numbers finalised, you will receive a high resolution cover and full wrap design for your paperback book (front, spine and back).

  • If wanting an e-book design (front cover only) - only $50
  • If cover provided, full wrap will be designed to match
  • Includes a spine design to attract attention on profile shelving
  • Using the 1231 Publishing ISBN will include use of logo on the spine
  • Contact: publish@1231publishing.com
 

DIGITAL BOOK FILES

$95

Upon supply of your completed manuscript, you will receive clean digital files with full integrated meta-data for multiple e-readers, including:

  • MOBI (for Kindle - ready to upload to Amazon)
  • ePUB (for other modern e-readers)
  • PDF (linked for digital viewing, different to print-ready PDF).
  • Optional Scrivener file provided for an extra $40
  • Optional use of 1231 Publishing eBook ISBN for an extra $20
  • Contact: publish@1231publishing.com

SMASHWORDS READY DOCUMENT

$35

Upon supply of your complete manuscript, you will receive:

A Microsoft Word document ready to upload to Smashwords, for inclusion into their premium catalogue; opening the doors for digital distribution to Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Nook, and many others

Contact: publish@1231publishing.com

 

THE FULL PACKAGE

$295

Includes all the packages listed above (valued at $445).

INTENSE BETA READ

From $6 per 1,000 words

Upon supply of your completed manuscript, you will receive a Word document in return with professional, fair and balanced comments, highlighting both positives and areas requiring further work. Check for:

  • Awkward sentences and beautiful sentences
  • Grammatical structure with explanations why.
  • Reader's insight - comments detailing predictions and questions
  • Character motivation
  • Word repetition, cliches and incorrect usage
  • This beta-reading process will help you develop as a writer - finding where to improve while also celebrating your strengths.
  • This is not a developmental edit, your story plot will not be questioned. This is not a proofread but will catch many typos.
  • $10 per 1,000 words for first 10K words, then drops to $6 per 1,000
  • Contact: publish@1231publishing.com