Print and e-book interiors
are designed to accomodate the requirements of technological book-making
processes while remaining good looking and readable for your target audience.
Design services start at $30 and covers choice of typeface, page layout,
headers, footers, etc. If we typeset or format your book, the design fee
INTERIOR BOOK DESIGN
This is primarily a consulting
service; you receive a short pdf file showing the design elements suggested
for your project -- fonts and sizes, margins, page layout, header and footer
design, decorative flourishes, images and other elements, in a two to three
Your print project -- which
includes promotional items such as flyers and brochures, post cards, business
cards and other items as well as books -- will be laid out and typeset
in QuarkXpress and output as .pdf files. Other file types may be accomodated
by request.Output is black and white or color.
E-book manuscripts are converted
to html files. Their word-processor formatting is stripped and added back
via html tags. These include paragraph indents and/or blank line inserts,
italics and boldface, block indents, and similar formatting elements. The
completed html document is then converted to whatever electronic format
the client specifies.
Note: These charges apply
to a clean, simple, unformatted word processing manuscript without images,
taglines, hidden formatting commands, paragraph indents made of multiple
spaces, double spaced lines made of carriage returns, etc. This does
not apply to formatted fonts such as italics, bold, etc. Those need to
be in your word processing manuscript if you want them in the typeset version.
Simple $5.00/page -- This includes putting your manuscript text into
a desktop publishing program (Quark Xpress), title page, copyright page,
dedication page; choosing, setting and formatting the typeface (bold, italics,
etc); separating chapters and formatting the first page of each; headers
(book title and author name) and footer (page numbers).
Complex $7.00 - $12.00/page -- This includes inserting images, any processing
the images need (sizing, contrast, etc.); tables of contents and indexes;
multiple typefaces and font sizes; separate photo sections, and any other
processes not included in the "Simple" format. (Note: image processing
is an additional charge of $2.00 per image for simple processing.)
Formatting (for e-books)
by the word.
formatting (static standard front matter, body text, chapter breaks and
headings, end matter (about the author, other titles, author's note), $.03
per word. Non-basic elements (clickable-link table of contents; inserting
images, etc.), $.05 to $.07 per word.