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Your Deliberate Friend

Formatting for publishing can be a Fickle Fiend.

PastedGraphic-4When done properly it virtually disappears from the page. Your reader can get lost in your literary world, woven with words and crafted with care. Conversely, poor formatting, or formatting that is inconsistent with a reader’s expectations, is interruptive and distracting. It yanks your readers back and causes them to focus on the awkward spacing or mis-formatted text, not the story. It can even lead to bad reviews and poor sales.

Let us help you keep your reader engaged. We’ll work directly with you to produce custom-styled, publish-ready, electronic and print books files that will keep your readers focused on what matters, your writing.

Every book that we format is done with care and purpose, formatted specifically for your chosen publishing outlets.

We leave nothing to chance, so that you can focus on what you do best.

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eBook Packages – $175*

Each of our eBook formats include:
Your Cover Included at the Front of Each eBook File (Author provided artwork*)
A Linked, Navigational Table of Contents
Up to 5 Internal/External Links
Up to 5 Images (Author provided*)
Optional Front Matter (Dedication, Acknowledgements, Introduction, etc.)
Optional Back Matter (About the Author, Excerpts, Resources, etc.)

Packages Include: ePub, Mobi, and PDF formats. Additional formats may be available on request*.
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Print Layout – $175*

Each of our Print layouts include:
Professional Formatting to Fit the Requirements of your Chosen Printer
Customized Styling; Fonts, Chapter Pages, Page Headers & Footers, etc.
• A Table of Contents (Optional)
Up to 5 Images (Author provided*)
Optional Front Matter (Dedication, Acknowledgements, Introduction, etc.)
Optional Back Matter (About the Author, Excerpts, Resources, etc.)

Package Includes a publish-ready PDF, formatted specifically for your printer of choice.

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The Complete Package – $250*

When you don’t want to leave anyone out, the complete package is your most comprehensive option and we’re offering it at a big discount. Save $100 dollars when you purchase both formats at once.

Our Complete Package includes everything from our eBook & Print Book Layout packages, bundled in a nicely discounted package.

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Custom Formatting – Starting at $50

You’ve got a unique project? Something “experimental,” highly formatted, a book of prose? We want to hear all about it! With nearly a decade of design and layout experience, we can produce just about any look or feel you desire. Send us an email with all the details and we’ll send you a quote based on your unique requirements.

*The above pricing is based on fiction works, under 100k. Additional costs may be incurred for non-fiction books, books exceeding 100k, and books requiring unusual or highly intensive formatting. For an exact cost of your book, send us an email with the details of your publication needs and we’ll get back to you promptly. Cover art and images may also incur additional cost if formatting is required. For the Complete Package, ebooks and the print layout must be of the same book and version, and must be ordered at the same time. Orders for the eBook Package and Print Book Layout must be purchased as the Complete Package (not separate orders) in order to take advantage of the discounted pricing.

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Get started today

Visit www.DeliberatePage.com to get started.
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