SELF-PUBLISHING SERVICES

If you have a finished, edited manuscript and are ready to self-publish it, you've come to the right place.

WHAT ARE MY SELF-PUBLISHING SERVICES?

These services are for writers who have a finished, edited manuscript and who need help with any of these things: 

  • Finding an illustrator (if applicable)

  • Finding a cover and/or book-interior designer

  • Choosing a self-publishing service (such as Smashwords, Amazon KDP, IngramSpark, Lulu, etc.)

  • Formatting your manuscript

  • Getting your book set up on your chosen platform (uploading the manuscript, filling out the metadata, etc.)

  • Finding a book-marketing specialist

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Of course, each writer and each manuscript is different. But in general, here's how each service works:

Finding an Illustrator and/or Designer (starts at $60)

  • You and I hammer out what you’re looking for in illustrations (if applicable) and cover and interior designs.​

  • I help you find illustrators and/or designers. If we can't find the right person for you among my contacts, I'll help you find someone else.

Done-for-You Self-Publishing (starts at $250)

  • You and I discuss what results you're hoping to get from self-publishing: number of copies, format (ebook, print, both), whether you need to include photos/illustrations, etc.

  • I help you choose which self-publishing service(s) to use, such as Smashwords, Amazon, IngramSpark, etc.

  • I either format the manuscript for upload myself (if I’m familiar with the platform) or have the designer do it.

  • I upload the formatted manuscript to your chosen platform and fill out the metadata required by the platform (author name, genre, etc.)

Finding a Book-Marketing Specialist ($60)

  • You and I determine what you’re looking for in a book-marketing specialist and any marketing information you already have: intended audience, pricing, genre(s), how this book is different from others in the same genre(s), what marketing you've already done, your marketing budget, etc.

  • I help you find a marketer for your book. If we can't find the right person for you among my contacts, I'll help you find someone else.

READY TO GET STARTED?

SEND ME A SAMPLE!

If you'd like an exact price for this service, send me a sample of up to 1,000 words from somewhere in the middle of your manuscript. This gives me the best idea of what the manuscript needs so I can provide you with an accurate quote.

Disclaimer: Anything you submit here remains your intellectual property. I will perform a sample edit on that text and use it to provide you with a price quote for editing the entire manuscript from which the sample came. Your price may vary based on factors such as word count, the type of editing to be done, and the results of the sample edit.

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