Pricing Guide

We like to keep things simple, however we would like to briefly review your original manuscript before we can give you a fixed price quotation.

Price List

Prices valid until 31st December 2017
ItemCost
Manuscript Editing£25.oo per hour
Proofreading£25.oo per hour
Asset Design£35 per hour
Depending on your requirements
ISBN£12 each
(If you intend to publish to both Apple iBooks AND Amazon Kindle you currently need an ISBN for each format)
Traditional Printing
Depending on your requirements
Print On Demand£100 (<80,000 words)
£120 (>80,000 words)
Literary AgentWe will identify and initially engage with an appropriate Agent - cost depending on your requirements
Authour Website design, build and hostingDepending on your requirements

We like to keep things simple, so we charge for any additional work required, by the hour. However, we would like to briefly review your original manuscript before we can give you a fixed price quotation/estimate


Costing Estimate

This table shows an estimate of the approximate cost of the end-to-end process to get your literary work to market. If your work is technical or particularly complex in structure or content we will be pleased to provide an accurate estimate following the Initial Review (free)
ItemRate per item or hourItems or Hours for a literary work under 80,000 wordsItems or Hours for a literary work over 80,000 wordsTotal for < 80,000 wordsTotal for > 80,000 words
TOTALS£1320.00£1735.00
Manuscript Initial Review and Feedback to AuthourFree2 hrs3 hrsFREEFREE
Manuscript Editing (includes Proofreading)£25 per hr40 hrs55 hrs£1000.00£1375.00
Print-on-Demand Distribution£100 or £120 1 item1 item£100.00£120.00
eBook Distribution per format£60 or £70 each2 items2 items £120.00 £140.00
Asset DesignAllow £100 for basic graphics7 - 10 images7 - 10 images £100.00 £100.00

Options

If you choose to NOT have your Manuscript Edited, but Proofread only, you will make a slight saving
Syngeus do NOT recommend this option
Manuscript Proofreading only£25 per hr30 hrs40 hrs£750.00£1000.00
Authour Website package - allow £150
Literary AgentNo estimate