Services

We have multiple packages to suit your needs

Quantum Dot Press offers several packages, depending on your needs. Remember, regardless of which package you choose, you will never be forced to buy a stack of books that will sit in your living room.

 

Basic Plan   £100 (or £50 for either print or e-book)

Your prose manuscript is:

  • completely ready except for the basic formatting needed to create uploadable files
  • NOTE: if you have not used styles in your manuscript you will not qualify for this plan
  • <150 pages
  • has no internal images
  • has desired front and back matter

Then we will:

  • format your manuscript attractively for print
  • format your manuscript with proper settings for e-book
  • ensure your e-book has an NCX table of contents

You will be sent:

  • the final .docx files of print and e-book versions
  • the final .pdf files (for upload of print book to Amazon)
  • the final .kpf/kindle files (for upload of e-book to Amazon)

You also get 3 revisions if, for example, if you discover late errors in the text you'd like to have corrected.

Premium Plan   £200

If your manuscript:

  • is prose or poetry
  • requires structural reworking (i.e. introduction of styles, has tab or spacing issues, etc.)
  • is <150 pages
  • is not image-heavy

Then we will:

  • format your manuscript attractively for print in the book size you want
  • format your manuscript with proper settings for e-book
  • ensure any images are inserted and printing as and where desired for print and e-book
  • add any desired flourishes such as for chapter headings, scene breaks, or drop-cap at the beginning of chapters
  • ensure your e-book has an NCX table of contents

You will be sent:

  • the final .docx files of print and e-book versions
  • the final .pdf files (for upload of print book to Amazon)
  • the final .kpf/kindle files (for upload of e-book to Amazon)

You also get:

  • 3 zoom call of up to 60 min, if desired, to clarify issues or questions you may have
  • 6 revisions if, for example, the first version isn't to your liking, you'd like to change flourishes or tweak formatting, or if you discover late errors in the text you'd like to have corrected.

Platinum Plan   £400

If your manuscript:

  • is prose or poetry (contact me for requests on technical or image-heavy books)
  • is up to 500 pages
  • is not image heavy

Then we will:

  • format your manuscript attractively for print in the book size you want
  • format your manuscript with proper settings for e-book
  • ensure any images are inserted and printing as and where desired for print and e-book
  • add any desired flourishes such as for chapter headings, scene breaks, or drop-cap at the beginning of chapters
  • ensure your e-book has an NCX table of contents

You will be sent:

  • the final .docx files of print and e-book versions
  • the final .pdf files (for upload of print book to Amazon)
  • the final .kpf/kindle files (for upload of e-book to Amazon)

You also get:

  • up to 5 zoom calls of up to 60 min each to clarify any issues or questions you may have
  • unlimited revisions if, for example, the first version isn't to your liking, you'd like to change flourishes or tweak formatting, or if you discover late errors in the text you'd like to have corrected.

Bespoke - contact us for pricing

Does your project not conform to our standard pricing models? No Problem!

We're happy to work with authors with specific needs. Contact us to arrange a free Zoom consultation.

Examples of projects that might fall into this category (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • children's picture books
  • ghostwriting for children's  books
  • cook books / travel books or other books heavy on photography  but with substantial text
  • publishing different formats on different platforms
  • creation of epub versions
  • technical books

Additional Services


Quantum Dot Press offers several services to supplement the publication process. The cost of each is dependent on precisely what is required.

 

1-on-1 Consultation   £20/hr

We provide consultations on:

  • manuscript formatting
  • self-publishing
  • cover design
  • marketing

Currently, all consultations are done online through Zoom.us. Prior to engaging with you as a new client, we will provide a free 30 minute consultation to assess your needs and whether we are positioned to meet your requirements.

Cover Design £50

We can do cover designs for any books, whether we publish them or not. Examples of our work can be found in our Books page or on our sister site LightSpeedDreams.net.

For this service, we supply a free 30 minutes consultation via Zoom to discuss your needs.

At a minimum we require a synopsis of the book, the genre it falls in, a back blurb, the title and author name, the book dimensions, and the number of pages (as well as whether they are white or cream).

It's also helpful to know which platform you are uploading to, as some have different requirements.

For e-book covers we do not require any book size information.

ISBN   Free (UK), £30 (International)

For authors we publish, we can supply ISBNs for both your print and e-books.

If you are in the UK, we will supply the ISBN for free, while for our international authors it is necessary for us to charge a fee.

The cost for international authors covers both the ISBN itself, as well as our costs in supplying the British Library with a physical copy of your book (as we are based in the UK, this is a legal requirement for any books that have our ISBNs).

We Want You to Be Satisfied

If we are unable to meet your requirements, we will let you know and suggest other service providers you may try.

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