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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.

Books

Authors

Publishing Tracks

Author Directed — $1,200

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 (or, to publish to your own account, add $300 to the price)

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 there is an additional fee of $250.

Download the guidelines for preparing your manuscript here: 
Manuscript Preparation

Additional Services

Custom illustrated cover —$1200

Fully designed interior — $1200 (this is needed for textbooks and other graphic layouts)

Author website — $1200

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

Publisher Directed — $3,500

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 and others)
  • high-end, custom-designed cover
  • Kindle cover sizing and optimization
  • Two design proofs

Production

  • A global ISBN
  • Published on Amazon.com
  • 8 free author copies mailed to you
  • Distribution through Ingram and other venues
  • Ebook appears on Kindle, Apple, Google, KoBo, and all other major venues

Marketing

  • 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
  • 6 hours of phone support, including social media training and assistance and simple graphic design for social media
  • 10 hours of publicity, including review requests, media outreach, and interview requests
  • Up to 200 contacts made (emails, social media messages, online social media posts and requests)

Royalties

  • 70% of all revenue from 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 phonecall 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

Contact Us

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Submit your manuscript for our review— .PDF | .DOCX only