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Self Publication Services

OUR PROCESS:

Through consultation we’ll determine the level of editorial support you would like, if any. We’ll discuss your book’s format – dimensions, imagery, color status, number of pages, style, cover options and other preferences you may have.

We’ll be in close contact during the style & design review stages of your book’s layout; within the accepted bid for services, we’ll include the number (and kind) of revisions afforded the author before extra fees are added.

If desired, Illustration services are available via black & white line drawings, as well as full-color illustrations in spot, half, and full-page versions. We’ll determine the number and style of illustrations and include that service in the final bid.

Project management is often included within the scope of the project. This involves uploading print files to the publication vendor, trouble-shooting the proof-to-print process and support in familiarizing yourself with your on-line bookshelf.

Fees:

Once we’ve outlined the details, book projects are normally bid on a project basis. The bid fee can range from $600 – $5,000+ depending on the scope of the project. My fee for additional services is $30 per hour.

SERVICES:

Book Layout:

  • Industry standard using Adobe CC
  • Industry standard PDF output for print vendors
  • Booklets, Softcover and Hardcover Books, Digital Books
  • Black & White or Full Color Interior

Book Design:

  • Font Layout – style, color and size – distinct to specific uses
  • Image preparation (scanning to print specs) for use of your pre-formatted images
  • Adaptive formatting of images you provide (scanning, image enhancement)
  • Page design with image, text, pagination, and additional stylized visual elements
  • Full color book cover

Illustration:

  • Image research specific to your needs
  • Preliminary sketches for author review and ideation
  • Black & white artwork for final revisions
  • Print-ready black & white or color images as desired

Graphic Art Services

OUR PROCESS:

Through consultation we’ll determine the scope and specifications of your graphic project. We’ll clarify design styles you prefer, color preferences, print and/or digital output requirements and, of course, the content of your work. Staying in contact during the layout of your project, your feedback and preferences will be incorporated throughout.

If desired, Illustration services are available as well as logo and banner design, for either print or online publication. We’ll determine what is needed and include those services in the final bid. Project management may be included within the scope of your project.

Fees:

Once we’ve outlined the details, graphic projects are normally bid on a project basis. My fee for services (outside the scope of the bid) is $30 per hour.

SERVICES:

Project Range:

  • Branding Collateral
  • Brochures & Event Programs
  • Large-scale Posters & Banners
  • Promotional Materials
  • Artist cards & Art Print layout
  • Digital Slide Presentations
  • Informational Signage