WHAT DOES SELF-PUBLISHING COST?


We give you our highest level of bespoke design and production inside and out as standard.

Our self-publishing prices are transparent and there are no hidden fees.

The price below is based on a manuscript of up to 75,000 words. For longer manuscripts add £1.50 per 1000 words.

 

I_AM PROFESSIONAL

Self-publish like a pro - Comprehensive package

£1900
  • Bespoke one-off eBook cover design
  • Text layout and formatting
  • eBook conversion to .mobi and ePub formats
  • Manually testing your eBook files on numerous devices and fixing any glitches
  • Electronic proofs
  • ISBN allocation and registration
  • Metadata assistance
  • Global distribution to our network of thousands of retailers
  • Submission to retailer promotions
  • Retailer previews and pre-orders
  • Access to our online book marketing course
  • Author brand creation
  • Promotional video trailer
  • Design and build of your author website
  • 1 year domain name and hosting
  • Branded press release incl. author QA
  • Social media branding
  • Design of marketing materials e.g. bookmarks, business cards, posters etc.

SELF-PUBLISHING OPTIONS & ADD-ONS


In addition to our comprehensive self-publishing package above, we also offer a full editorial service to help authors polish their work and can produce high quality paperbacks or eBook only editions.

The prices below are for manuscripts of up to 75,000 words (approx. 200 paperback pages) printed in black & white. For longer titles or if your requirements do not fall within our packages please get in touch. We would love to hear more about your self-publishing project and will provide you with a tailored quote.

 

I_AM EDIT

THE FULL EDITORIAL TREATMENT

£1400
  • Full structural and copy-edit
  • Post-edit feedback phone call with your editor
  • 2nd round where editor checks any changes made by author
  • Professional proofread
  • Assistance writing blurb

I_AM PRINT

SEE YOUR BOOK IN PRINT

£450
  • Spine and back cover design (based on your eBook cover)
  • Typesetting and page layout
  • Digital proofs
  • ISBN allocation and registration
  • Global distribution
  • Print-on-demand setup
  • Advanced Information sheets (AIs) to use when pitching to bookshops

I_AM EBOOK

JUST EBOOK PRODUCTION

£450
  • Bespoke cover design (not from a template)
  • Text layout and formatting
  • eBook conversion to .mobi and .ePub formats
  • Manually testing your eBooks on numerous devices and fixing any glitches
  • Electronic proofs
  • ISBN allocation and registration
  • Global distribution
  • Retailer previews and pre-orders


Scanning a book to convert to an eBook £50

Inserting & testing hyperlinks or footnotes 20p/item

Fixed layout ePub – contact us

Inserting, formatting & testing audio & video – contact us

Creating a custom imprint £15 

Full structural & copy edit £10/1000 words

Editorial changes post or mid conversion £30/hr

Proofreading £7/1000

Inserting & formatting images, tables & diagrams – contact us

Updating retailer listings £15