Five publishing packages to choose from!


Add-on Services

See our new E-book services and printed promotionals kit


For all the details and template choices for these publishing packages and add-on services, download the All-in-One Publishing Services Booklet


Every package comes with--

  • professional design, typesetting, and consultation services
  • assignment of an ISBN number (allowing your book to be carried in bookstores)
  • uploading your book to major bookstore/distributor databases for worldwide distribution
  • book product page on the Lucas Park Books website
  • Search Inside the Book file to enable readers to preview your book

CLASSIC — $529 list price

Trim Sizes available: 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 7 x 10 inches and 8.25 x 11 inches
The Classic Package is especially suited for text-only books and offers:

  • eye-catching design and quality production while keeping your costs to a minimum
  • your choice of interior page layouts, cover designs, and fonts
  • professional typesetting and production of your manuscript to make it print-manufacturing-ready
  • placement of one graphic, chart, or table

For complete details about this publishing package, click here.

CUSTOM — $999 list price

Trim Sizes available: 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 7 x 10 inches with or without sidebar text, and 8.25 x 11 inches with or without sidebar text
The Custom Package offers all of the great features of the Classic package with some special extras:

  • your own photos and artwork
  • highlighting of selected text on a page design that features sidebars (in the 7 x 10 or 8.25 x 11 trim sizes only)
  • up to 1.5 hours of consultation time with our designer to help you make decisions about your cover and interior layout and implement choices made
  • placement of 15 photos, graphics, or tables at no extra cost
  • copyright registration
  • 10 free copies of your book
  • an option to get a hardcover version of your book
  • a professionally designed sales flyer in PDF format for your promotional needs
  • the opportunity to request an original cover design for an addtional $300 plus the cost of the original artwork

For complete details about this publishing package, click here.

CUSTOM PLUS — $1699 list price

Trim Sizes available: 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 7 x 10 inches and 8.25 x 11 inches
The Custom Plus Package offers:

  • all of the great features of the Custom package
    PLUS
  • proofreading services (includes the first 40,000 words of your manuscript)
  • deluxe promotional package (contains 100 each of four-color printed flyers, postcards, and bookmarks)

For complete details about this publishing package, click here.

CHILDREN’S BOOK COLOR -- starting at $499 list price

Trim Sizes available: 7 x 10 inches and 8.25 x 11 inches

  • Full color inside and on cover
  • You supply the digitally formatted artwork, ready for placement along with the manuscript for your interior and cover
  • You receive up to two hours of consultation time with our designer to develop the design of your cover and interior
  • Pricing starts at $499 for up to 24 interior pages with 20 of those pages having artwork that you provide
  • Every addtional four pages added to the book is $48 plus $15 for each piece of digitally provided artwork

For complete details about this publishing package, click here.

FINISHED BOOK SUPPLIED -- $150 for a limited time only

Trim Sizes available: 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 6 x 9 inches*, 7 x 10 inches and 8.25 x 11 inches, 8.5 x 11 inches (color only)

  • We will assign an ISBN number, create a bar code, provide cover spine width and PDF setup requirements.
  • We will review your files when they come in and let you know if they are ready for print manufacturing.
  • You will be responsible for handling all the technical requirements of preparing your PDF files to our guidelines.
*6 x 9 inch trim size is available for this package only

For complete details about this publishing package, click here.

Complete list of our Add-On Services and pricing.

Changes (typos, punctuation, spelling, add or delete text after book as been typeset) $25 flat fee + x $2.00 each
Cover Changes (back, front or spine) $30 per 1/2 hr.
Expedite Fee for Classic and Children's Packages $300.00
     Custom Package $400.00
     Custom Plus Package $500.00
Copyediting* (enter number of words in ms. under Quantity) $0.015 per word
Proofreading* (enter number of words in ms. under Quantity) $0.013 per word
Text & Cover Proof on Paper** (PDF proof provided free) $60
Extensive Text Styling/Design (your Lucas Park Books Associate will give you a quote for these items after reviewing your manuscript)$75.00 minimum charge
Citation Notes endnotes or footnotes
    50 or less $75
    More than 50 (flat + ea)no. of notes over 50 $75 flat fee + $0.50 each
Indexing Services
   Publisher provides, per mss word $0.014 per word
   Author Provides (flat fee) $100
Copyright Registration $250
Library of Congress Control Number $100
Data/Keyboard Entry (enter # of ms. pages under Quantity) (from typewriter copy) double-spaced $3.85 per page
Word Document Clean-up $50 per hour
CD Archive $100
Graphics\images (extra beyond publishing package) $15 each
Graphics\tables (extra beyond publishing package) $15 each
Scan graphics from hard copy $15 each
Color adjust a cover photo $30 per 1/2 hr
Create high-res graphic $30 per 1/2 hr
Original cover design ('from scratch") including 1 hour phone consultation $500, plus you pay for art, photos, etc.
Furnished Cover $150
Printing Sales Flyers (for Custom/Custom Plus customers)
   Black ink on _ light green paper or _ tan paper (check one)$20 for 50/ $25 for 100 plus shipping
   Colored ink on white paper $40 for 50/ $65 for 100 plus shipping
Deluxe Printed Sales Kit (100 ea. color flyers, postcards, bookmarks) $425 plus shipping
E-book Services
   E-Book Distribution on Kindle only $1.50 per finished page
   E-Book Distribution on Lucas Park Books, Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) DRM protected finished page$99 + $1.50 per finished page
*Requires that your manuscript be a MS Word file.
**If a paper proof is requested with proofreading or copyediting additional costs apply for entering changes.

Updated 12/2011


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