$375 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Northshire Package Includes:
- Information Meeting (½ hour) — We go over submission guidelines and answer questions about the process. Additional time may be billed at a per hour rate of $40.
- Submission Review — We review the submission to make sure everything is in order.
- Printer Submission — Once approved by author, the title is submitted to the printer for production.
- Print Proof Copy — One proof copy is printed for the author's approval. This proof copy should be thoroughly reviewed by the author. Any additional proof copies will incur additional per book costs.
- Revisions — Any additional revisions after the proof copy is received will result in a $80 per file fee. If a new proof copy is requested, you will incur additional per book costs.
- Print — Once your book is approved, we will begin the printing process. The price of your book is based on a base price and a per page cost.
- Service — Unlike most other companies, we are available to help you through this process in person, on the phone or via email.
- ISBN — Author will supply an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) to your title so that it can be widely distributed.
- In Store Placement — We will sell your book in the Northshire Bookstore for a minimum of three (3) months.
- Online Placement — We will sell your book on our secure website, www.northshire.com
- Royalties — We pay royalties on 100% of the income above the printing cost of the book (e.g. if the printing cost is $7/book and you set the retail cost at $10, you will receive $3 per book sold in royalties). These will be paid out twice a year at the discretion of the printer.
- Available Trim Sizes
Fee structure — (based on an even number page count)
- B/W Perfect bound book: pricing starts at $5.00 per book for a 24 page book. Additional pages can be as low as $.16 per page
- Color Perfect bound book: pricing starts at $6.00 per book depending on page count. Please call or email for a quote.
- Color Hardcover book: pricing starts at $8.00 per book depending on page count. (Dust jacket not included. Please add $5 per book for dust jacket). Please call or email for a quote.
*all books beyond the initial proof copy are charged at a per unit cost depending on page count. Prices are for quantities up to 100 books. Reduced pricing is available for quantities over 100. Please ask for details.
NOTE: None of our packages include design layout or file creation.
Personal Package $275 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Personal Package Includes:
Ebook Package $430 set-up fee (additional fees may apply)
The Ebook Package Includes:
Shires Press Package $575 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Shires Press Package Includes all services from Personal Package Plus:
Premier Package $775 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Premier Package Includes:
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