Package Deals

At Public Author we also offer some Package Deals that might be just what you need. Please note that pricing is different between Fiction and Non-Fiction projects. (Exact Pricing of your project may vary due to size, complexity, and other variables.)

Package Pricing Chart- Fiction

 

Package Pricing Chart- Non-Fiction

Details on our bundled services:

The Basic Package (A)

This is a great option for the money-conscious author who just wants to see their book published. It includes:

1. Basic E-Book Formatting
a. We will take your Word or PDF file and turn it into two types of files: mobi (for Amazon’s Kindle) and epub (for Barnes and Noble Nook, Apple iBookstore, and most other online retailers)
b. Includes formatting of chapters for e-book’s table of contents
c. For typical fiction stories without interior artwork or photos. (For children’s books, non-fiction books, art books, color books, comics, graphic novels, and other atypical books, please contact us for adjusted pricing)
d. For typical manuscripts of 40,00 to 90,000 words. (for anything smaller or larger or with unique formatting needs, please contact us for adjusted pricing)
e. Other options and customizing available for an additional cost, including cover designing.
2. Basic Print Formatting
a. We will take your Word or PDF file and turn it into a Word file ready to upload to a Print-on-Demand company. We specialize in books for CreateSpace, the world leader in self-published, high-quality trade paperbacks.
b. Includes formatting of chapters, table of contents, front pages, headers, footers, and appropriate chapter breaks
c. Includes formatting to appropriate trim size
d. For typical fiction stories without interior artwork or photos. (For children’s books, non-fiction books, art books, color books, comics, graphic novels, and other atypical books, please contact us for adjusted pricing)
e. For typical manuscripts of 40,00 to 90,000 words. (for anything smaller or larger or with unique formatting needs, please contact us for adjusted pricing)
f. Other options and customizing available for an additional cost, including cover designing.
3. Basic Cover Designing
We design up to three covers for you to choose from, with up to three revisions of the one you pick. Cover will incorporate basic artwork, typography, and/or photos that are either provided by you or purchased by us. We use stock photo/artwork websites as needed.
4. Set-up of Major Distributor Accounts
We set up your accounts at the four major US distributors of e-books: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and Draft2Digital. This includes routing of future royalty payments directly to your account.
5. Upload your E-book to the four major Distributors
We upload your e-book to the four distributors mentioned above, including text, cover image, keywords, pricing, areas of distribution, and search categories.
6. Upload your Print Books to Distributor
We upload your print book to CreateSpace, the world leader in self-publishing. This includes text cover image, back cover image, keywords, pricing, distribution channels, and search categories. Your book will be assigned a free ISBN number from CreateSpace. You will receive 3 complimentary copies of your print book, either as proof copies or final print versions.

The Serious Package (B)

The Serious Package is the best option for most new authors. It includes everything included the Basic Package, plus
1. Basic Website designing
a. Up to 5 new photos included (plus up to 25 photos you provide)
b. Up to 5 pages
c. Up to 5K new words of text
d. We use a WordPress.com website that offers excellent SEO and that you
can later maintain and update yourself. (You are responsible for annual renewal fees. Yearly renewal pricing is low and you pay that directly to WordPress.)
e. Basic Author Logo designing is included in this service (extra charge for the optional designing of a more-than-basic logo)
f. Basic Website allows WordPress to place some advertising on select pages/ posts. (Upgrading to Premium Website that is add-free is available at an extra cost.)
2. Set-up Author Page at Amazon’s Author Central
We set up this Amazon page, which offers your books more visibility as well as providing you with more sales information. We include an author bio provided by you and a link to your Author Website.
3. Upgraded Interior Design of your Print Book
We will add upgraded chapter headings, adding artwork or photo to each chapter heading to give your print book a richer appearance.
4. More complimentary author copies
Upgrade in the amount of complimentary print copies of your book. You will get 5 complementary copies of your book instead of just three, as either proof copies or final print copies. (Most clients need only 2-3 proofs)

The Pro Pub Package (C)

The Pro Pub Package is a great option for the author who is planning to write more than one book. It includes everything in the Serious Package, plus

1. Upgrade to a Premium Author Website
a. Up to 10 new photos included (plus up to 35 photos you provide)
b. Up to 12 pages
c. Up to 10K new words of text
d. We use a WordPress.com website that offers excellent SEO and that you
can later maintain and update yourself. (You are responsible for annual renewal fees. Yearly renewal pricing is low and you pay that directly to WordPress.)
e. Basic Author Logo designing is included in this service (extra charge for the optional designing of a more-than-basic logo)
f. Premium Website is ad-free (Your annual renewal fee is a higher than Basic Website, but still reasonable.)
2. Upgrade to Premium Book Cover Designing
We design up to five covers for you to choose from, with up to five revisions of the one you pick. Cover will incorporate basic artwork, typography, and/or photos that are either provided by you or purchased by us. We use stock photo/artwork websites as needed.
3. Upgrade to Custom ISBN Number for Print Book
You will get a customized ISBN Number for you book that will list the publisher as either you or your own imprint or company (your choice)
4. More complimentary author copies
Upgrade in the amount of complimentary print copies of your book. You will get 10 complementary copies of your book instead of just three or five, as either proof copies or final print copies. (Most clients need only 2-3 proof copies)


 

Ready to get started? Please fill out our Contact Form and we will set up a consulting appointment.

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