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Publishing ~ Formatting ~ Cover

Editing & Proofreading

Basic editing and proofreading of your manuscript means that your book should already be edited and “perfect” –  you’ll get another pair of eyes to catch any misspellings, punctuation, or grammatical errors you may have missed – with an added bonus of marketing ideas for your book.

Manuscript Formatting

This is where your 12 pt, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 8.5″ x 11″ manuscript gets taken and turned into book pages – in whatever size and font you want – with front and back matter, chapter titles, page numbers, headers, footers, and all the little lovelies that make books.

Cover Design & Layout

You probably already have an idea of what you want on the cover – you may even have the artwork or photos ready – your cover will still need properly fitted to the size of your book. If you don’t already have a design in mind – you’ll get a complete design with layout & formatting.

Manuscript Formatting

From This - Letter Size Basic File

How do I make my book pages for publishing on Amazon?

To This - Your Size - 6x9 Example

What do I need to format my book for publishing?

Cover Design & Formatting

From This - Your Cover Ideas

Book Cover Design Help - formatting for self-publishing

To This - Fit for Your Manuscript

How do I make a cover for my book? I need help making a book cover design.

Editing & Proofreading

  • Basic read through for spelling, punctuation, grammar, and general syntax.

Please be sure that your book reads as if you would publish it right now as it is.

See Editing Tips before you send.

Manuscript Formatting

  • Interior formatting includes all front & back matter – title page, copyright, dedication pages, etc.
  • Headers, footers, page numbers
  • Chapter titles & subtitles
  • Text layout for pages

Cover Design & Layout

  • Your ideas, photos, artwork, etc.
  • Design to your specs
  • Fitted sizes as appropriate to your book size and page count
  • 3 Cover files as applicable – Hardback, Paperback, and eBook