Self-Publishing Packages

Self-Publishing Packages

Self-publishing and custom-publishing packages are for individuals looking for basic publishing services to get their books designed and proofed for independent sales or business. These book are not put through our Premium Publishing Package qualification process and do not include the 3L Publishing logo and brand. We will take whatever the author provides and do the following:

  • Provide files for author to create proper Amazon Account
  • For a fee convert the book to eBook versions (Kindle, Nook and iBook)
  • Provide services to build author’s shopping cart*

RULES AND RESTRICTIONS

Graphics
Self-publishing packages are manufactured and not custom designs. Cover designs will provide two (2) choices from stock photography or images, and the author will choose one or the other. Additional mock-ups or modifications will be charged a $95 an hour overage fee. Interior design will be standard with no design features included. Additional requests for interior designs will also be charge $95 an hour. These books do not carry the 3L brand and logo. Authors may add a business logo of their own or nothing at all.

Editorial
Editorial proofing looks for grammar, usage and spelling mistakes only. It does not provide content feedback input or revisions. Basic editing services are available for $95 an hour based on a per page metric. Major editing and rewrites are not included in the self-published packages, but can be procured for additional fees (see below Basic Editing Services).

Author is responsible for order fulfillment for both Amazon and eBook channels unless otherwise contracted with 3L for a fee to set up a non-3L-branded eBook sales channel(s).

The following are the choices for the self-publishing packages:

Package A (Book in Template Format that are at a 1-150 page** maximum) — $1,499

Editorial

  • 1 final proof in the designed book template
  • back-cover marketing copy

Graphic Design

  • 2 provided choices of covers (illustrations not included)
  • interior copy pour
  • pre-press production*

*Print costs not included. Print estimates provided at the time of project completion.

 

Package B (Book in Template Format that are at a 1-250 page** maximum) — $1,999

Editorial

  • 1 final proof in the designed book template
  • back-cover marketing copy

Graphic Design

  • 2 provided choices of covers (illustrations not included)
  • interior copy pour
  • pre-press production*

*Print costs not included. Print estimates provided at the time of project completion.

 

Package B (Book in Template Format that are at a 1-350 page** maximum) — $2,599

Editorial

  • 1 final proof in the designed book template
  • back-cover marketing copy

Graphic Design

  • 2 provided choices of covers (illustrations not included)
  • interior copy pour
  • pre-press production*

*Print costs not included. Print estimates provided at the time of project completion.

**Anything exceeding 350 pages in the designed template must have a custom quote provided.

ISBN AND PRINTING NOT INCLUDED IN THESE PRICE QUOTES! ISBN numbers may be purchased by 3L at a rate of $125 each.

 

eBOOK CONVERSIONS

E-book conversion to Kindle, Nook or i-Book will be charged an additional $500 fee for all books in all packages.

 

BASIC EDITING SERVICES

Editing packages include in-depth editing and review of book’s entire content. It includes revision, grammar, usage and spelling mistakes. It also provides ideas for improved organization and one final proof to ensure the manuscript is publisher-ready.

1-150 Pages: $999
150-200 Pages: $1299
200-250 Pages: $1399
250-300 Pages: $1499
Anything over 300 pages will be given a custom price.

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