We offer Book Layout & Design along with Publishing Services
to help you bring your book to life.

For more information and our catalogue listing visit SurrogatePress.com

Make your book a reality and bring it to market with Surrogate Press Publishing Services.

Book Layout & Design

Professional interior layouts to enhance the look and success of your book. (click here for detailed information).

We offer fast, detail-oriented, customized layouts for all types of books.

Standard Print Layout Service: $750 (add $250 for eBook)

  • Size and style consultation.
  • Design and layout of the entire interior of your book – black and white formatting.
  • Custom stylistic elements including drop caps, page flourishes and ornaments.
  • Image formatting and placements.
  • A print-ready version of your book set to your printer’s specifications.
  • Price includes up to 300 manuscript pages, letter-sized, double-spaced, 12 point font. Cost will be $1.50 per additional manuscript page.
  • Email us at katie@facetedpress.com for a free consultation.

Additional Layout Services:

  • eBook formatting.
  • Topic indexing.
  • Interior color design and bleed formatting.
  • Utilization of author’s cover images and theme to enhance interior.
  • Editing and proofreading.

A complete listing of services and additional costs is available here.

 

Surrogate Press Publishing Package

One-time charge starting at $1,550. Price includes book interior design and publishing services. (click here for more information)

Services include (all under the imprint of Surrogate Press):

Book Interior Design Services Included in Package:

  • Size and style consultation, based on the theme and content of your manuscript.
  • Design and layout of the entire interior of your book.
  • Custom stylistic elements including drop caps, page flourishes and ornaments.
  • Black and white interior formatting.
  • Ten image formatting and placements, (includes graphs and other visual information).
  • Two hours of author-requested revisions after initial proof submission.
  • A print-ready version of your book set to your printer’s specifications.
  • Price includes up to 300 manuscript pages, letter-sized, double-spaced, 12-point font.
  • Children’s books, cookbooks, and picture book design is also available. Contact us for special pricing, katie@surrogatepress.com.

 

Publishing Services included in package (all under the imprint of Surrogate Press):

  • ISBN number registration.

  • Library of Congress registration.

  • Copyright filing on behalf of the author. The author retains ownership of the copyright and all other book-related licensing.

  • Coordination of proofing / printing and eBook creation.

  • Barcode for the printed book.

  • Createspace and Kindle account set up and upload of finished products for sale on Amazon for paperback books.

  • Distribution with IngramSpark for paperback books. (A small payment processing fee applies.)

  • Print-ready files if working with a traditional printer.

  • A listing as part of the Surrogate Press catalog and author page on our website.

  • An introductory press release and sales sheet to promote your book.

  • Guide for “What’s Next” for marketing and selling your book.

  • * Manuscript review and final proofing fees may apply for unapproved manuscripts.

 

What you get:

  • You hold all the rights to your book and related materials.

  • You keep ALL the money from the sales of your book.

  • You become a published author with a book that you can promote and sell.

 

Additional Publishing Items Included with Package:

  • Surrogate Press will be the sole publisher of your book in name only, thus allowing you to retain all royalties and income generated by sales of your book.

  • Author agrees to be responsible for all liabilities (including, but not limited to legal, financial, and intellectual property) related to any third party disputes over the legal ownership of any and all rights to the book after it has been published by Surrogate Press.

  • Author assumes sole responsibility for decisions and actions related to the promotion, distribution, and the marketing of the book.

  • The Author will be solely responsible for all costs incurred in the publication of the book, including, but not limited to, those related to printing, marketing, sales, and distribution.

  • The Author will be responsible for all taxes and business expenses related to the sale of the Book.

  • The author will be solely responsible for the cost, receipt, storage and distribution of the book.

 

Additional Layout Services (for an extra fee):

  • eBook formatting that includes linked table of contents, metadata and other requested hyperlinks: $400 (if packaged with Standard Formatting,

    cost is $250).

  • Topic indexing: starting at $100.

  • Interior color design and bleed formatting: estimated by project.

  • Utilization of author’s cover images and theme to enhance interior: estimated by project and file types.

  • Additional image formatting and placement: $10 per image.

  • Editing and proofreading: estimate by manuscript length and type of editing.

  • Extra time for revisions is available for an additional fee of $60 per hour.

  • We will work with your cover designer to coordinate size and page count. Incomplete cover files are subjected to a $60 per hour fee to set to book specifications.

 

Other Services We Offer:

  • Author website ($750 includes URL, design and hosting for one year, $65 per year after that).

  • Bookmarks for you to have printed ($75).

  • Business cards designed for you and your books for you to have printed ($75).

* See the document “Publishing Requirements” for additional information and fees.

Contact Information
Katie Mullaly
435-513-0444     katie@surrogatepress.com