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Self-Publishing Package

Starting at $999

Product Summary: You’ve written your book. Great! Now, what’s the next step to getting published? Look no further than our professional and affordable book design services! In our complete self-publishing package, you’ll get a book cover design for print and eBooks and interior page formatting for printed books.

Have questions? Go to our FAQs.

Add-on Options

Index Generator

Need an index for your book? Then, add our Index Generator option!

Index based on book word count

Image Placement – $5 per image

Want images or illustrations placed in your book? Add our Image Placement option!

Our self-publishing package will take you from manuscript to publishing-ready files for both printed books and eBooks. Self-publishing can be a daunting process, but with our team of experts by your side, you can feel confident that your book will be published to industry standards.

A book cover is often the first thing a reader sees, and making a great first impression is essential. Our talented designers will work with you to create a unique and eye-catching cover that reflects your book’s genre, theme, and tone.

In addition to cover design, we also offer page layout and typesetting services that ensure your book’s interior looks polished and professional. Once your book is designed and laid out, we’ll send you the book cover and interior files for the printed book and the book cover and interior files for eBooks.

To start your book’s self-publishing package, we will need:

  • Book title and author name
  • ISBNs (optional)
  • Book blurb
  • Final manuscript in Microsoft Word
  • Completed questionnaire, including book/trim size & binding, style, and optional title page information

After your purchase, we will send you an email with information on sending us the above.

  • Getting Started items sent to BookReady.
  • Book Cover Process
    • Getting Started items sent to BookReady.
    • We will send you a watermarked cover design with suggestions for edits or revisions.*
    • Once feedback or approval is received, we will create and send the final book cover design.
      If we do not receive feedback after 5 business days, we will consider the cover approved.
  • Book Typesetting Process
    • We will send you a watermarked design with any suggestions.*
    • Once feedback or approval is received, we will typeset your manuscript.
    • If needed, there is one round of edits.
      We will consider the project approved if we do not receive any feedback after 5 business days.
  • Once the cover and interiors are approved, we will send you your publishing and print-ready files.

*If we do not receive feedback after 30 calendar days, we will consider this stage approved and move on to the next stage.

Once we have your Getting Started items, designing your book will take approximately 3-5 weeks. As with all our processes, our timeline depends on the author’s availability for feedback.


FAQs About Our Self-Publishing Services

What types of formats does your book cover design include?

We offer 3 different options:

  • Paperback & eBook
  • Hardcover & eBook
  • Paperback, Hardcover, & eBook
Do your hardback and paperback book designs include the front, spine, and back cover?

Yes, you will receive the entire book cover design. If your book has at least 18 pages, you will also get a file for the spine.

Are stock images included?

Yes, we use images from Shutterstock under the standard license and include them in your purchase price.

What is typesetting?

Typesetting is the process of arranging text and images on a page for printing. It includes selecting fonts, adjusting font size and spacing, setting margins, and creating page layouts.

Why is typesetting important?

Typesetting is crucial because it affects a book’s readability and overall aesthetic. Well-designed typesetting can improve the flow and coherence of the text, making it easier to read and understand.