Proofreading, Editing, Formatting
No two jobs are the same, so each job is assessed and priced according to editorial requirements. However, as a rough guide, in the column on the right are some examples of how fees are calculated.
€9.50 per 1,000 words.
Proofread and light edit.
€12 per 1,000 words.
Proofread and copyedit
€16 per 1,000 words.
Call now on 021 488 3370 or email email@example.com
Graphic design and cover artwork
Never underestimate the importance of a book’s cover, it has been proven that cover design does influence sales. We will assign a graphic designer to work with you to produce the cover your book deserves.
You supply: images, wording and rough design concept, we will edit, format and prepare for printing.
€100 – 2 hours
Creative individual concept. We will source all photos/images, and design your cover for you from your brief.
€200 – 4 hours
If you intend selling your book through major retailers, you will need an ISBN number and corresponding barcode. As the publisher it is your responsibility to register with Nielsen (The ISBN Agency for UK & Ireland), and you will receive a block of 10 book codes.
Each book you publish will be assigned the next unique 13-digit code from this list. We use this code to generate and test the barcode image and add it to your cover artwork.
Register as a publisher with Nielsen and buy a single ISBN code or a block of ten
£89 – Single ISBN code
£149 – Ten ISBN codes
We will register your book and apply one of our ISBNs, with Lettertec Publishing listed as the publisher. We will also generate and test the barcode image.
€60 – Single ISBN and barcode
€80 – Two ISBNs and barcodes
€100 – Three ISBNs and barcodes
Digital Book Printing and Binding Costs
The prices below are for our printing and binding service only up to ‘C’ size books, if you already have your final approved PDF and cover artwork, this is what it will cost to print and Ota-bind your book:
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Hard Cover Pricing
Due to the recent purchase of high volume production equipment, pricing has been significantly lowered, and consequently made hard case binding a viable option for everyone. Please contact us directly for a quotation on hard cover case bound books.
As a general guideline however, for quantities up to 200 books, please add approximately €3.00 per book to the soft cover pricing above. For quantities from 300 to 500 add €2.50 and quantities above 500 add €2.
Please remember that while your cost of ordering hardbacks is higher than that of paperbacks, hard cover case bound books do command a much higher retail market price, which facilitates considerably more profit for you, the author.