The Costs of Self-Publishing

I’ve put together this basic list of costs associated with producing your own book, so you know what to expect if you’re looking to publish an epic story. With my help, we can keep prices low and put your funds where it counts, like editing, interior formatting, and cover design. Services highlighted in purple I offer myself, and you can reach out to me directly for a quote.

Basics of Book Production

  • Publishing Consultation (does not include other services) – $1200
  • Copy Editing – $200+
  • Developmental Editing – $300+
  • Proof Editing – $40+
  • Layout/Interior – $90+
  • Cover Design – $250+
  • ISBN – $0 – $295
  • Barcode – $0 – $25
  • Proof Copies – $5 – $25
  • Inventory – $100 – $200 (to start)
  • eBook Conversion – $150
  • Opening an Amazon Account – Free!
  • Expanded National Distribution – Free!
  • Sales Tax Number – $35
  • LCCN – Free!
  • CIP Data – $0 – $150
  • Marketing – $250 – $500
  • Or! If you like the DIY life and you’d like to publish your book without full guidance, we can schedule hourly services for $65 an hour.

Additional Services

I provide other services to help authors craft their masterpiece, but the cost of these services varies greatly. If you’d like to learn more about these services and get an estimate, please let me know!

  • Illustrator
  • Ghost Writer
  • Logo Design
  • Bookmark Design
  • Writing Coach
  • Website Design

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How do I write an outline?

How do I write an outline?

Every author has a different process, but there are many different tools and tips for writing an outline for fiction books. Utilizing tools like a traditional outline, post-its, the snowflake method, or writing your outline in reverse can help make this whole process easier.

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How do I write my first bestseller?

To write a really great book (and to finish one at all) you have to know the rules, have a great outline, edit your work, and know your genre. If you do all of these things and spend time writing, at the end of it all you’ll have a great book that you’re really proud of.

How do I write a great lead paragraph?

How do I write a great lead paragraph?

To write a good lead paragraph, you want to answer the questions who, what, where, when, why, and how without spoiling the entire book for your readers. By answering or presenting these questions write away, your reader will have loads of questions that they need to read your book to answer.

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