There are many options available to authors these days, for both print and ebook formatting.
Articles on ebook and print formatting
EBook or Print Book? Why Do You Have to Choose? Guest post by Susan Daffron
Recommended ebook and print formatters
You should assess what you need against what each provide as well as the cost. Also consider your timings. You’ll need to book formatting in advance as professionals are always busy.
** Please note: Rates may changes over time – please check the formatter’s site for up-to-date pricing **
Book Design Templates – brilliant design templates that will you do it yourself with a step by step guide
Guido Henkel – author of Zen of Ebook Formatting, Guido also formats for authors
Indie Book Designer, for print and ebook
GunBoss – Dean helped me with one of my non-fiction print interior designs
Lighthouse24 – Interior book design and cover design
Mark Coker’s recommended list for Smashwords formatting. Many of these will also format for Kindle and ePub as well for Smashwords.
Jane Dixon Smith Jane does my own interior book design for print.
Polgarus Studio Ebook and print formatting. Professional and great turnaround. I’ve used Jason for some tricky files for NOOKPress.
StreetLight Graphics Professional quality Fiction and Non fiction formatting and typesetting.
eBook Converting A self-publishing solution that gives you options. Maybe you’d like to start with an ebook but have the option of going to print later. OR you’re more interested in having a print book now, with the option of doing your ebook later.
BookBaby formatting. BookBaby is a services company who offer a lot of different packages at reasonable prices. If you are particularly tech-challenged and need more personal help, it might be a good option for you. If you have print books from previous publishing adventures that you need converting into Word for re-editing and re-publishing, they also have a scanning option.
Susan Daffron Production and Design
Hazel Lau at Kindle Station
Audria Wooster at Design by Indigo. Over 20 years’ experience.
Candescent Press. Recommended by a student. They also do cover design.
Magdalena Rogier at Papeair – book design and ebook formatting
Ebook Launch – A professional, fast and affordable ebook and print book formatting service. Since 2009, they have formatted thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles.
Book Formatting for Authors Quality formatting. Reasonable prices.
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