Your One-Stop Option for Self-Publishing

Established 1976

We are not a publisher. We provide design and formatting services for authors who desire to self-publish their work. Starting with an author’s Microsoft Word document, we produce a book cover and interior pages which the author can submit to a traditional printer, or to a print-on-demand service such as Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).

We have successfully formatted a variety of published books.

To order “Stone Bride,” click here

Winner Southwest Design & Production Award, special recognition for cover design, New Mexico Book Association

To order “The Road to Lavender” click here.

To order “A Lavender Wedding” click here.

To order “Like a Swarm of Locusts” click here.

To order “The Old Eve Tree” click here

To order “The Missing Green Crayon” click here.

To order “Ups and Downs” click here

To order “Proof of Authority” click here

ELEVATION PRESS MENU OF SERVICES

AUTHOR CONSULTATION

Free

Initial one-hour discussion with the author regarding his or her project. Contact us for a free consultation by writing to elevationpressbooks@gmail.com

BASIC SERVICE: Formatting your finished manuscript

From $800

We work with your finished Microsoft Word manuscript using InDesign, a professional page layout application, to format a print-ready PDF required by book printers or print-on-demand services. Includes title page, copyright, dedication, and chapter openers. $800 fee based on a book of 80,000 words.

COVER SERVICE: Book cover design

From $100

We design your cover using text you provide along with your pre-approved copyright- and royalty-free digital image which has a resolution of 300 DPI (dots-per-inch). Or, for an additional fee, we search for and edit an image (photo or illustration). We provide a print-ready PDF of your final cover.

SPECIAL INTERIOR SERVICES: Designing special interior pages

From $150

To enhance the look of your interior pages, we’ll create additional special features such as drop caps and drop shadows or embellishment graphics. We can also create special pages such as table of contents, about the author page, and other features you request. Fee based on a dozen features or less.

SPECIAL PHOTOS & ILLUSTRATIONS SERVICE: Preparing additional interior images

From $150

If your book includes interior photographs and illustrations, we’ll prepare up to five illustrations to be either grayscale (for black and white printing) or cmyk (for color printing). And we’ll negotiate a fee for more than five interior images.

PLATINUM SERVICE: All of the above

From $1000

For a manuscript of 80,000 words or less, we provide all formatting and design services mentioned above to produce a print-ready PDF which you can submit to a traditional printer or print-on-demand service. A negotiable platinum service is also available for manuscripts exceeding 80,000 words.

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