Formatting

“My wife and I cried looking at Beth's work lol. She is the best in the world at this. Thanks Beth from the bottom of my heart.”
—Joshua Sizemore

“Beth has formatted nearly ten e-books for me. She is fast, easy-to-work with, and affordable--working with her has made my life significantly easier. I highly recommend her for any author that is looking for help managing and designing their books.”
—Ariele Sieling

“Beth Martin did a fantastic job at converting my mess of an eBook into a professional work. I couldn’t be happier.”
—Matthew Mimnaugh


NO ONE WANTS TO BUY AN AMATEUR BOOK

Give your manuscript extra polish with professional and bespoke formatting. Focus your time on writing and let me take care of the fine details of getting your book perfectly formatted for print and ebook.

PROFESSIONAL
PRINT FORMATTING

Using InDesign to get the most beautiful outcome for your book, I give meticulous attention to every detail, from margins, headers, and page numbering to fonts, spacing, widows, and orphans.

EBOOK FORMATTING
AND CONVERSION

I ensure that your book will display correctly on every PC and ereader. Upload your book confident that you're putting out a high-quality product that still has the flexibility for readers to customize to their preferences. All ebook formatting includes both of the most common ebook file types: ePub and Kindle.

I offer the following packages:

Short Story

$35

Get your short story or reader magnet ready for distribution. This service is for works < 20,000 words and includes:

  • Custom title page
  • Copyright page, about the author page, and a clickable table of contents
  • Cleanup of all spacing issues
  • Flexible formatting so your work displays nicely on all screen sizes and device types

Turnaround is two business days.

Ebook Only

$59

Get your novel or memoir ready for publication. This service includes:

  • Custom title page
  • Copyright page, about the author page, and other front and back matter along with a clickable table of contents
  • Custom chapter headings and scene breaks including those using images
  • Cleanup of all spacing issues
  • Flexible formatting so your work displays nicely on all screen sizes and device types

Turnaround is five business days.

Print and Ebook

$109

This all-included package gets your book ready for publication in print and online. Along with a custom ebook as detailed in the ebook package, you’ll also get:

  • Print-ready PDF for paperback or hardcover book
  • Carefully designed pages with a keen eye for style and ease of reading
  • Customized headers and footers, scene breaks, and chapter headings
  • Creation of all necessary front and back matter
  • Ebook styled to match the print book.

Turnaround is seven business days.

*Prices updated on January 1, 2024. These fees are for narrative projects with simple layouts and no images. There may be an extra charge for longer manuscripts and/or more complex formatting needs.

Complex Ebook Conversion

Pricing based on project complexity

Ideal for non-fiction books and detailed works where the original print format needs to be adapted for digital readers. This service is perfect when transitioning complex layouts to an ebook format that maintains the integrity and functionality of the original design. Included in this package:

  • Custom layout that replicates the feel of the print version while being fully functional and accessible on digital platforms
  • Conversion of all text, including sidebars, pull quotes, etc., to a reflowable layout
  • Reformatting of charts and graphics
  • Image optimization
  • Navigation features, including a linked table of contents and cross-references
  • Enhanced footnotes as pop-ups for a more seamless reading experience
  • Testing across multiple devices and platforms

Turnaround depends on the size and scope of the project.

If you're interested in purchasing formatting services, would like a quote for your project, or have any questions at all, send me an email at Beth@BethMartinBooks.com.