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Cost: $299.00 (Amazon Distribution Only)

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702-292-4638 (Nationwide)

The “Aluminum” Combo-Publishing Package is designed for smaller books on a budget without skimping on quality.

Are you ready to get your manuscript published and shopping for the easiest, most economical, and best service available? Look no further. The “Aluminum” combo-publishing package is designed for smaller books (less than 20,000 words) without skimping on quality. This is the ideal package for short stories and gives an author the freedom of choice to add-on services or upgrades at any time during and after the publishing process. Compare the similar packages offered by our competitors to see what you actually get for your money. They do not include an assigned barcode, ISBN, or the same level of distribution for the same price as Empire Publishing’s “Aluminum” publishing package. Empire Publishing utilizes the popular Print on Demand and Distribution services. If you want this package with more distribution such as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million etc… Please see our Bronze publishing package.

NOTE: For Poetry books, Screenplay, or Cookbooks please see the notes below for additional pricing for this type of specialized formatting. Also, due to the low cost of this package, phone time with your representative will be limited to 1 hour total. After reaching that limit, all contact will be done through email correspondence. 

The trim sizes available for this package are

5 x 8 – 5.06 x 7.81 – 5.25 x 8 – 5.5 x 8.5

Professional Interior Formatting¹ – Print and digital versions require separate treatment. Learn more.

Mechanical Editing¹ – Your manuscript receives treatment with the leading academic software and corrects spelling errors, improper punctuation, indents, and line spacing. Learn more.

ISBN – An ISBN identifies a title’s edition. Learn more.

Basic Book Cover¹ – Simplistic yet eye appealing. Learn more.

Trade Paperback – High quality that meets industry standards. Learn more.

Placement of up to 2 black and white interior image (supplied by the author)

Your own Author Representative who provides support throughout the publishing process.

Worldwide Distribution – with Amazon and major online booksellers and national distributors. Learn more.

Amazon “Look Inside” and Google Preview service gives readers a sneak peek of your book. Learn more.

Placement on Librarium – Empire Publishing’s online bookstore. Learn more

1 free copy of your book.

1 – As a courtesy, we offer one free round of corrections/changes before publishing. Each correction/change afterward will be billed at $45 per round.
2 Over 2 interior images, add $25 per additional image.

3 – Highly complex manuscripts, such as, screenplay, cookbooks, poetry, and textbooks, etc … present design challenges that require custom services, you can expect an added fee of $149.00 for this type of submission.

If you have questions about your manuscript’s requirements, or which service is best for your book, please call 702-292-4638 or email


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    Standard in all Publishing Packages

    No Contract
    100% Royalties
    Retain All Rights
    Interior Style Guide
    Account Services
    Empire Bookstore

    Books Up To 40,000 Words
    Upgrade to the BRASS Combo-Publishing Package
    More book trim sizes are available with this upgrade.


    Customize this package with upgrades:

    » Hardcover – Add a hardcover edition to this package.

    » Get Into Bookstores – Increase your chance of getting on the bookshelves. Only available with Hardcover edition.

    » Rank Higher on Amazon – Amazon Keyword Analysis using State-of-the-art software for best keywords for your Title.

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