Frequently Asked Questions
Q– What types of books can you help me self publish?
A– Here are some of the possibilities:
- manuals & guides
- how-to books
- self-help books
- picture books for children
- short stories
Q– Can I include photos and illustrations in my book?
A– Yes, images add visual interest and excitement to your book. Here are links to a few of the many websites with free and low-cost stock photos and clip art: dreamstime.com, free-clip-art.com, and free-graphics.com. For a children’s book illustrator visit: gailmnelson.com.
Q– Why can’t I make my own e-book?
A– You can do your own e-book formatting, however, it can be a frustrating and time-consuming process. Let our experience work for you.
Q– Are proofreading and editing included with your service?
A– We can connect you to independent editors who will give your manuscript this important finishing touch. Fees will be charged separately.
Q– How long does it take to get an e-book?
A– In most cases, your e-book files will be ready in one to two weeks. Changes, corrections, alterations, or extensive formatting can add to the design time.
Q– My book is written and I’m ready to publish an e-book. How much will it cost?
A– Prices can range from $200 to $400, depending on the complexity of the layout. Please email us for more information.
Q– Can I get my book printed?
A– Yes, we do both print-ready and e-book files. We design a print-ready layout and provide a high resolution PDF for printing. We will also help you decide on the printing company that best meets your needs.
We can also provide a PDF e-book file for downloading directly from your website. Email Gail with any questions.