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This is the self-publishing solution from Köehler Books that puts you in command of your royalties and the management of your work. We edit, design and produce your title and set it up in your own IngramSpark® account. We’ll then show you how to drive your IngramSpark page and turn over the keys so you can manage your own publishing.

6″ x 9″ book with full color cover and black and white or color interior, and 50,000 word manuscript, limited graphics.

$189.00 – Title preparation, including ISBNs for softcover & Ebook, and author questionnaire
$949.00 – Front cover design
$499.00 – Cover wrap of softcover
$789.00 – Interior text layout
$1159.00 – Copyediting
$489.00 – Print and Ebook production, including 1 printed proof
$4074.00 – TOTAL

Down payment of $2037.00 is due upon execution of agreement with Koehler Books, with the balance of $4074 due 30 days after contract execution or completion of work and transfer of work to author’s IngramSpark site. Client may pay full payment at execution and take a 5% deduction, for one payment of $3870.30. Payments may be made via check, wire transfer or Pay Pal. Check payable to Koehler Studios, Inc. Credit card or Pay Pal payments will require adding 2.9% transaction fee to price.

The price shown above is for 30,000 to 60,000 words. Smaller books would cost less, larger books more. Children’s books much less. Graphics and illustrations are extra. We are no longer accepting ala carte projects, and will only accept full-service projects that include all of the above.

To get a solid quote for your book, please Email your manuscript, specifications and details to submissions@koehlerbooks.com



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A self-publishing package is typically for standard size book up to 70,000 words. Children’s books may be significantly lower, depending on the specifications. Pricing may be higher or lower, and is determined by the number of words, the quality of the work, and the number of graphics and type of interior layout involved. We will provide a line-item estimate detailing all costs for pre-publication work.

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