Editing

Editing

  • Developmental
  • Copy Editing
  • Proofreading

Our editors use Track Changes, the industry standard program for editing, and Chicago Manual of Style unless there is a house style you'd prefer us to use.

Cover Design

Cover Type

  • Premade
  • Custom 1
  • Custom 2
Design & Layout

Types Design & Layout

  • Print Layout
  • Digital Layout
  • E-book Conversion

A professional design is crucial for print and digital books. A free template will not give your readers the best visual representation of your work.

Marketing & Promotion

Choose your promotion tier

  • Tier 1
  • Tier 2
  • Tier 3

Marketing items are also available ala carte. We’re happy to work with your specific needs.

Developmental

$.005 to $.01 per word

Your editor will dig deep to strengthen your manuscript, asking hard questions about characters and motives and wrapping up any loose ends.


Copy Editing

$.005 to $.01 per word

The editor reads for errors and cleans up grammatical issues.


Proofreading

$.005 to $.01 per word

Focus on the fine details such as punctuation and grammar.


Sample

$25 first five pages

If you'd like to try our editing services to see if we provide what you need, we are happy to do a sample edit.

Premade Covers $65

Select any of our ready to go covers. We are happy to make minor tweaks to the existing cover for you.

Pre-Made Covers

Custom Level 1 $150

With the custom level, we’ll work with you to design a cover specifically for your book.


Custom Level 2 $300

Have something a bit more extravagant in mind? With Custom Level 2, we’ll provide up to three stock art images to fit your desired cover.

Print Layout $300

  • four illustrations
  • under 100k words

Print Layout 2 $400

  • five or more illustrations
  • over 100k words

Digital Layout $250

Our designers will create two professional and functional e-reader formats.


Illustrations starting at $40 per page.


E-book Conversion $250

Books with illustrations could cost additional fees — let us know if you have images and we’ll give you a quote specific to your project.

Teir 1 $200

Facebook and Twitter are two of the most popular social media sites. To make your author pages stand out, we’ll create a custom banner to promote you and your book. We’ll also design a postcard to share online!

  • FB banner
  • Twitter banner
  • post card

Tier 2 $275

Bookmarks are an inexpensive and fun way to share your books. Many libraries and bookstores will allow you to leave a stack for their patrons to take for free. Business cards are also essential. What better way to promote your work than to hand someone a card and direct them right to your site?

  • Tier 1
  • bookmark
  • business card

Tier 3 $300

Planning to spread the word in a bigger way? Perhaps you’d like to set up some book signings? We’ll provide you with a file ready for professional printing.

  • Tier 2
  • 11x17 poster

Need multiple services? Buy a package for a discounted combination. Note that our packages do not include editing as that fee varies based on word count.

Service Cost Description
Catnip $550 Our basic production package includes print layout with one interior image (for inside copy — not cover art), a Pre-Made cover, and e-book conversion for .mobi and .epub.
Kitty Treat $735 The Kitty Treat package includes print layout with up to two interior images. We'll also give you a Pre-Made book cover of your choice, create your e-book for .mobi and .epub, and a Tier 1 Marketing package.
The Mouse $810 The Mouse package includes print layout with up to two interior images, and create your e-book for .mobi and .epub. We'll also create a custom cover with one stock image and a Tier 1 Marketing package.
Chicken Dinner $965 Need the works? Our Chicken Dinner offers custom layout with up to four graphic elements, digital design of your book in .epub and .mobi, a custom cover with up to two stock images, and a Tier 2 Marketing package.