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Emerald Books

 With Emerald Books, you’ll have professionals in your corner to help you with every part of the publishing process. We offer layout services, cover design, and a full marketing package when you are ready to publish.

We Treasure Your Writing

From Manuscript to Book

Trust your manuscript to the professionals. We bring the utmost care to our layout and design projects and deliver the book you envisioned when you first started writing. We work in partnership with you at every level. When your book is finished, our marketing professionals help you reach your audience.

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Publishing Tracks

Author Directed — $1,275

This affordable track includes full layout and design as well as our initial marketing consultation.

Includes:

  • A professional interior print layout
  • Kindle ebook layout
  • Image of your choice cover layout for print
  • Kindle cover
  • One design proof
  • A global ISBN
  • 1 free author copy
  • 60% of all revenue from sales in print or on kindle

Here’s what you need:

  • A clean final manuscript
  • Dedication / Letter from the Author
  • About the Author
  • Author Photo
  • Blurbs
  • Synopsis
  • A cover image: at least 2500 x 3500px

The final result is your book for sale in print and on kindle.

*note, if your manuscript exceeds 75,000 words an additional fee will be assessed based on word count.

Download the guidelines for preparing your manuscript here: 
Manuscript Preparation

We Support Authors

If you like the marketing services offered in our publisher-driven package, we don’t want you to be left out when you choose the author-driven route. You can follow our process yourself by using our author marketing template.

Author Marketing Template

Additional Services

Custom illustrated cover —from $650

Fully designed interior — $1275 (this is needed for textbooks and other graphic layouts) Here’s an example of a designed interior spread.

Author website — $1275

Book Launch package — $675 (Please work through the Author Marketing Template before purchasing.) This is a 4 week limited engagement, at the end we assess what is working and you can choose to continue with marketing support at a lower rate.

Looking for editing? Check out our partners, Cup & Quill

Publisher Directed — $3,675

A long-term relationship, a partnership, and we work with you to sell your book. It includes full cover design, book layout, publishing, and marketing.

Design

  • A professional interior print layout
  • ebook layout (Kindle)
  • high-end, custom-designed paperback cover
  • Kindle cover
  • Two design proofs

Production

  • A global ISBN
  • Published on Amazon.com
  • 6 free author copies mailed to you
  • Distribution to bookstores and libraries through Ingram
  • Ebook appears on Kindle

Book Launch

  • support writing the Amazon blurb to help you market your work
  • keyword research matching for sales on Amazon
  • A page as Featured Author on the Emerald Authors webpage
  • 2 hours of phone support, including social media training and assistance and simple graphic design for social media
  • Your book submitted to review sites
  • Initial Amazon advertising included
  • 8 promo images to share on social media

Royalties

  • 70% of all revenue from all online sales in print or on kindle paid quarterly

The final result is your book for sale in print and on kindle via Amazon and other booksellers. You will also receive a phone call from our marketing representative. Payouts are quarterly.

*note, if your manuscript exceeds 75,000 words an additional fee will be assessed based on word count. The cost of a fully designed interior (this is only for textbooks with charts and other graphics) is not included in this package.

Download the guidelines for preparing your manuscript here: 

Manuscript Preparation

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