Make Your Own Book

If you want to know a firm cost and clear benefit list up-front, Bookmasters author packages are an excellent way to publish your own book. Please select from one of our express packages for a true self-publishing experience:

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Email Support

Your Bookmasters Project Director will be in touch via email to communicate pertinent information about your project.

Phone Support

You will be able to reach out to your Bookmasters Project Director for scheduled calls during business hours to advise on the pre-production aspects of your project.

     

Printed Copies of Your Books

See your book in print! If you would like more printed copies, you can purchase them below.

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ePUB Conversion

Your book will be converted into the ePUB eBook format. Most e-reading devices read this file type.

 

Editorial Assessment

An editorial assessment is a review of a manuscript for content, structure, and format to determine areas for improvement and the level of editing required. No editing is done to the text, but rather an overview of the manuscript’s strengths and weaknesses are provided.

     

Basic Page Design

The Basic Page design formats your text with one of our basic templates.

     

Advanced Page Design

Advanced Page Design allows you a choice of design templates based on the genre of your book. Your text is then formatted to the design.

   

Basic Cover

The Basic Cover will be created using your selection from one of our basic cover templates.**Stock cover options:#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

   

Advanced Cover

An Advanced Cover will be created by a Bookmasters designer, who will offer several suggested designs based on your book’s genre from which to choose. An author-provided photo can be added.

   

Formatting for Print Cover

The cover designer will create front and back cover as well as the spine of the book to high print specifications.

Formatting for eBook Cover

The cover designer will create a front-cover JPEG to fulfill the needs of ePUB conversion and eBook distribution.

Electronic Proof

View a proof of your book as a PDF before we go to print. Any corrections you may want to make can be completed for a small fee.

You are your own publisher!

Bookmasters provides the services, and you provide the ISBN, making you your own publisher!

Package Value

$649 $999 $1,299 $1,899

Bookmasters Price

$199 $799 $999 $1,599

**These are samples of our Basic Cover templates. Color scheme to be determined by publisher.

*The Bookmasters Author Self-Publishing Package Program is currently limited to text-only works — no interior images, please. All manuscripts must be saved as Microsoft Word documents. Books will be standard 6×9 trim size with up to 250 pages — no exceptions. Covers and text layout are not subject to substitutions or changes. All correspondence will be email-based, and Silver & Gold publishers will receive one round of proofs with text and cover alterations starting at a $50 initial fee and $1 per each alteration. Shipping and handling of paperback copies are included in our Gold Package.

Package Upgrades

Before you check out, please review and select any package upgrades or a la carte options:

Email Support

Page Count Upgrade for books over 250 final pages

The packages are based on a book with a final page count of 250 pages. If your book is going to run longer than 250 final pages, you can purchase 50 additional pages at a time.

$100

per 50 pages

Add Photos

Including your photos in your book can help you tell your story. We can add black and white photography to your book for an additional fee. You will be contacted with upload instructions after purchase.

The packages are based on a book with a final page count of 250 pages. If your book is going to run longer than 250 final pages, you can purchase 50 additional pages at a time.

$175

per 15 photos

$275

per 25 photos

A la Carte Options

Editorial Assessment

Page Count Upgrade for books over 250 final pages

An editorial assessment is a review of a manuscript for content, structure, and format to determine areas for improvement and the level of editing required. No editing is done to the text, but rather an overview of the manuscript’s strengths and weaknesses are provided.

$150

Copyedit

Copyediting is performed on the original written manuscript before the book’s pages are designed and laid out. At this stage, we assist the client by cleaning up the written text, addressing textual issues including spelling, punctuation, grammar, and capitalization. Depending on the level of the copyedit, we could also be asked to correct issues of wording, consistency, continuity, and style.

The packages are based on a book with a final page count of 250 pages. If your book is going to run longer than 250 final pages, you can purchase 50 additional pages at a time.

Free Custom Quote

Index

Copyediting is performed on the original written manuscript before the book’s pages are designed and laid out. At this stage, we assist the client by cleaning up the written text, addressing textual issues including spelling, punctuation, grammar, and capitalization. Depending on the level of the copyedit, we could also be asked to correct issues of wording, consistency, continuity, and style.

A comprehensive index allows a reader to access specific information within the book quickly and efficiently. Our indexers review your book for all main ideas and sub-ideas and are happy to include a list of provided terms. If page count exceeds 250 pages, additional charges will apply.

$795

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