This package is a good choice for authors who have a completed manuscript and want to use one of our templates to design a four-colour cover and the interior page layout for the book.
The package includes:
• Paperback or hardcover formatting
• Choice of predesigned page and cover layouts
• Your own Ardith representative to assist you in the book design and publishing process
• Assignment of ISBN (International Standard Book Number)
Even the most meticulous of authors and editors can make mistakes. We recommend a thorough proofread before your book is produced.
Proofreading 1¢ per word (minimum $75)
Spelling (we’re fluent in US, British, and Canadian spelling), grammar, word usage, consistency, and accuracy: all these things go a long way to making a professional book that’s easy and pleasant to read.
Copyediting 2¢ per word (minimum $75)
Plot, characters, structure, writing style, and reading level: Ardith editors can advise on all these elements and more, making your words say exactly what you want them to say.
Substantive editing 3¢ per word (minimum $100)
We can take an existing print book and convert it into an ebook ready to be sold as Kindle, Kobo or Nook book. $99.
A professional, well-written press release will attract the right kind of media attention for your book.
Write a press release $99
We will distribute your press release to our list of outlets or to our list of specialist or niche reviewers.
Distribute press release to 100 media outlets (radio & TV stations, newspapers, magazines, literary journals, websites) $350.
• 100 media outlets $350
• 500 media outlets $500
• 1,000 media outlets $750
• 5,000 media outlets $1,500
• (postage extra)
Perhaps your book is best suited to a Web marketing campaign. We can help you find the blogs, websites, and online communities where your readers hang out. We can email press releases for you, or provide the material and let your fingers do the clicking.
An electronic file containing a press release, author photo, excerpt from your book, a ready-to-run review of the book, and interview, which can be sent to reviewers, editors, and producers. $99
Through our print-on-demand partners, we can ensure your book never goes out of print and is available for sale to all bookstores, both online and bricks and mortar. When an order comes in, the books are printed and shipped to the customer without you having to lift a finger. It is $100 per year to maintain the file, and authors receive 40% royalties on each net sale. Contact Ardith for more information.