Politics & Prose Publishing Packages

Intern
Publishing Package

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Price $99

The Intern is great for customers who are already proficient at laying out their projects for printing, both internal formatting and cover layout. It also is good for those for whom a quick turnaround is more important than a custom design.

 

Features and services:

  • 30-minute appointment with one of our publishing professionals
  • Review of files to insure proper formatting
  • Initial print run minimum:  20

     

 

Staffer
Publishing Package

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Price $249

The Staffer is a great option for writers, be they first-time novelists or family memoirists, who are almost there, but would like a little extra help designing and formatting their book before sharing it among friends and family. Our most popular package.

 

Features and services:

  • 30-minute appointment with one of our publishing professionals
  • In-depth file review
  • Phone and email support
  • Processing of files into print-ready format, includes photo optimization up to 30 photos
  • Custom interior formatting
  • Custom cover
  • One free proof copy
  • Option to submit one round of revisions before finalized print run
  • File retention
  • Unlimited number of print-runs
  • Initial print run minimum: 15

     

 

 

 

Congressional
Publishing Package

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Price $399

The Congressional offers all the services and perks of The Staffer, such as custom interior formatting and cover layout, but also allows authors to have their books sold to store customers, both from our shelves and from our website.

 

Features and services:

  • 30-minute appointment with one of our publishing professionals
  • In-depth file review
  • Phone and email support
  • Processing of files into print-ready format, includes photo optimization up to 45 photos
  • Custom interior formatting
  • Custom cover
  • One free proof copy
  • Option to submit one round of revisions before finalized print run
  • File retention
  • Unlimited number of print-runs
  • P&P in-store placement for one year
  • P&P online placement for at least one year
  • Free one-year P&P membership
  • ISBN and barcode

     

 

Presidential
Publishing Package


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Price $599

This comprehensive package offers serious writers a complete design, printing, and retail solution. With professional publishing support provided throughout, authors have the opportunity to make multiple revisions and get it just right. Sales in-store and online are backed with marketing from P&P.

 

Features and services:

  • 30-minute appointment with one of our publishing professionals
  • In-depth file review
  • Phone and email support
  • Processing of files into print-ready format, includes unlimited photo optimization
     
  • Custom interior formatting
  • Custom cover
  • Three free proof copies
  • Option to submit up to three rounds of revisions before finalized print run
  • File retention
  • Unlimited number of print-runs
  • P&P in-store placement for one year
  • P&P online placement for at least one year
  • Free one-year P&P membership
  • ISBN and barcode
  • Marketing Package

     

 

 

Additional In-Store Marketing Package

Price $100
For an additional fee, Politics and Prose will give your book a bump in visibility.
Features and Services:

  • Place shelf-talker with your book to highlight it on our shelves
  • Option of participating in our annual self-published in-store authors event, Opus Open Mic
  • Option to have your books sold at P&P satellite locations
  • Art for a Custom Designed Promotional Postcard or Flyer based on content that you provide **To enroll in the Additional In-Store Marketing Package, you must provide us with a description of your book in 50 words or less.

 

A la Carte Fees

  • Interior Formatting
    • $69.99 – Template Based
    • $149.99 – Custom
  • Cover Design
    • $49.99 – Template Based
    • $199.99 – Custom
  • ISBN Registration - $149.99 + Barcode Image
  • Additional Design Time - $45/hour *Quotes Available
  • Photo/Art optimization:
    • >15 photos - $25
    • 15-30 - $50
    • 30+ - quotes available
  • Additional Re-upload fee - $25
  • Art for a custom-designed promotional postcard or flyer based on content that you provide - $30

If your project needs a little more attention than our publishing professionals can commit to, we can arrange editing, formatting, and marketing services with outside specialists. If you’d like someone to do in-depth work on your book, please contact one of our publishing professionals. Please note that these services are charged on a per hour basis and are separate from our publishing packages.

 

Printing costs

Please note that printing costs are separate from the publishing fees.

We are able to print books in a variety of formats. Please talk with one of our publishing professionals to get a quote for your cost per book.