Services

Do your best to choose the service(s) from the below list that fit your needs. Each of the bold headings has a link to more details about that service.

Brainstorming session

Do you have a book idea but don’t know where to start? Have you already started to write but are stuck?

Written analysis

Does your manuscript need a structural and an organizational analysis? Do the chapter sequence and overall presentation make sense?

Developmental editing

Once we have given you the results of our written analysis, do you want us to make any or all of the suggested changes? Do you have organizational changes of your own that you would like us to make for you?

Copyediting

Do you need help with grammar, punctuation, spelling, and other detail-oriented cleanup tasks?

Formatting

If your manuscript is ready for interior design, we will clean it up and prepare it for our page-layout program.

Graphics assistance

Do you want a business card or a bookmark for your book? Shall we recommend an illustrator? If you already have images, do you need help preparing them for publication?

Interior design

Do you have ideas about how you want the interior of your book to look? Do you want us to show you some design options?

 

Indexing

Would you like a subject and/or an author index? How about a List of Acronyms or Lists of Tables and/or Figures?

Cover design

Do you have ideas about how you want the cover of your book to look? Do you want us to show you some design options?

Proofreading

Before you publish your book, would you like us to do a final spot check or read it again?

Printing

Do you need help setting up a printing vendor account? Do want to print hundreds of copies or one at a time?

Publishing

Would you like an ebook or a PDF? Are you aware of the various out-of-pocket costs to other vendors?

Marketing, distribution, and sales

Do you have marketing skills? Are you a social media expert? Do you have time to promote your book?

Training

Would you like us to train you in any or all aspects of the book-making process?

When you're ready to move forward ...

Call 650.355.4640 for a complimentary consultation and an estimate.