Pricing for Book Formatting

eBooks Format Pricing

All eBook formatted jobs  include:

  • return of both the book files (ePub or MOBI) and the HTML files used to create them;
  • a linked table of contents (”HTML TOC”) which is a available from the menu button on some eReaders (”logical TOC”);
  • live hyperlinks as required throughout he manuscript;

I do NOT require your cover image for MOBI formatted files.

Prices for Narrative Prose

So that’s fiction and memoir and essays. A literary form which involves words, words, words and very few images, bullets, footnotes, graphs and other oddities.

Included in these prices are

  • up to 15 linked items in the Table of Contents
  • up to 3 images within the book (excluding the cover image)
  • use of fleurons for section breaks,if requested, and if the section breaks are clearly and consistently marked using ### or similar.
  • live links to websites/email/social media profiles in your front and back matter

Pricing – based on word count. If you are used to thinking in pages – say 300 words/page.

MOBI format (for Amazon)

under 30,000 words                   US$280
30,001 – 70,000 words US$330 
70,001 – 100,000 words US$380 

ePub format

Ordered at the same time as the MOBI                 $30 
Ordered subsequently (assuming I did the original formatting) $50 

These are indicative prices only. Please contact me for a no-obligation free quote

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Non-Fiction Prices

  • up to 20 linked items in the Table of Contents
  • headings and sub-headings throughout
  • bullets and/or numbered lists throughout
  • live links to external websites throughout
  • up to 10 images (excluding the cover image)with (optional) captions.

MOBI format (for Amazon)

under 30,000 words                   US$400 
30,001 – 70,000 words US$450
70,001 – 100,000 words US$500

ePub Files

Ordered at the same time as the MOBI                 $40 
Ordered subsequently (assuming I did the original formatting) $60 

These are indicative prices only. Please contact me for a no-obligation free quote.

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Non-Fiction Advanced

Not sure whether your book will work or not as an eBook – contact me – and we’ll chat about what is and is not possible in the format. Also check out my FAQ eBook limitations

Prices for Print-On-Demand PDF File

Please contact us for a detailed quote for print-on-demand.

Note that any narrative fiction of less  than 20,000 words is unlikely to make a decent looking paperback.

These are indicative prices only. Please contact me for a no-obligation free quote.

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Payment Terms and Conditions

New Zealand Resident Authors

I am required to add 15% GST if you are resident in New Zealand. Let me know and I  will  quote and accept payment in New Zealand dollars. Payment method can be via Internet Banking (direct deposit) or a NZ cheque.I will provide a GST invoice upon request.

American and All Other Overseas Residents

I quote in US$ normally, but if you want me to quote a different currency let me know. I accept payment via Paypal. You can setup a Paypal account for free, and pay using your credit or debit card (the details of which I won’t see). If you don’t want to use Paypal – contact me and we’ll sort something out.

Quotes and Timeframes

I will quote your job. If it’s complex I’ll quote after giving you an example format for a chapter, which you agree to. Once we’ve agreed a quote and timeframe I’ll ask for 50% deposit up front. The final payment is due when you accept the files, if I don’t hear back from you I’ll send you my final invoice 24 hours after completion.

Guarantee

I guarantee that the file I return to you will be accepted by the retailer you upload them to (Amazon (MOBI files), Nook (ePub), Smashwords (ePub ONLY not Word), Createspace(pdf).
If you have a problem – please let me know as soon as possible with a copy of the EXACT error/rejection notice that you received.

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