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Assuming a book that is set at standard book sizes up to Royal format (234 x 156mm trimmed page size)

Word count

Non-Fiction including

up to 10 images

Illustrated including

up to 100 images

60,000–80,000 £897 £1,197
40,000–60,000 £747 £1,047
20,000–40,000 £597 £897
  Prices for fiction are available on request.

All include

  • advice on appropriate book size
  • advice on the printing options
  • typesetting from edited text file
  • reprographics on any images supplied*
  • first proof for proofreading**
  • taking in one round of corrections after proofreading
  • a revised proof for final checks and indexing** if needed
  • adding the index if needed
  • a problem-free print-ready PDF for printing


Additional corrections, especially if they affect pagination, would be charged extra.

* Reprographics includes cropping images, converting colour to greyscale if needed and making improvements to tone and contrast. 

** Referrals can be made to qualified proofreaders and indexers, also to cover designers and those who undertake conversion to ebook formats.


I can promise you an efficient service allied with technical skill and an eye for detail, regular communication about the progress of your book, and delivery of your files within the agreed schedule.


Other services, such as finalising covers and jackets on supply of front cover artwork, are charged at £45 per hour. 

Please contact me for a quote on your specific requirements and for larger formats.

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