Services and Fees
On February 1, 2020, Word Project Press will close.
Services & Fees
Word Project Press (WPP) is a service that provides a practical and efficient method for authors to get into print. We provide an author who has decided to invest in their own work the tools to bring their work to print quickly, expertly, and economically. The nature of and cost for this service is delineated below.
WPP Basic Service Package Includes:
- Assistance in assembling all materials needed for publication;
- Assistance in selecting book size, type font styles and pitch and layout;
- Formatting manuscript into a book;
- Inclusion of author photo and biography;
- International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
- 2 digital draft proofs;
- 1 hardcopy proof;
- UPC barcode;
- Amazon listing, including 5 descriptive keywords.
Platform Options and Fees
Authors can choose from two platforms for publication: CreateSpace or IngramSpark. You may choose to use one or both platforms. Another option is to start with CreateSpace and transfer to IngramSpark. The fee for a Basic Service Package for each of these platforms is as follows.
CreateSpace Basic Service $750
IngramSpark Basic Service $935
Transfer from CreateSpace to IngramSpark $235
Additional Services and Fees
WPP also offers the following additional services for the fees listed:
Formatting an ebook
- CreateSpace .50 page
- IngramSpark .50 page + $125
Custom color cover design with photo $275
Basic image editing, e.g. cropping, resizing, adjusting contrast $10/image
Additional image editing, e.g. removing spots, tears, photoshopping $55/hour
Photos/art work must be scanned at high resolution and emailed or mailed on a USB drive.
Alteration fees* after publication $55/hour
Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN) $100
Postcards – design and print 200 $150+/-
Bookmarks – design and print 200 $ 95+/-
Posters – design and print 25 $100+/-
*If you make editorial changes (author’s alterations) or cover design changes to your submission during the production process, it may be necessary to charge an alteration fee to defray the additional expense