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mages of light

Cost: $699.00 (Includes Amazon, Barnes & Noble Distribution)

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

Are you ready to get published and shopping for the easiest, most economical, and best service available? Look no further. The “Copper” combo-publishing package is an entry-level publishing package for books under 40,000 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, eBook, personal eStore, or distribution for the same price as Empire Publishing’s “Copper” publishing package. Empire Publishing utilizes the popular Print on Demand and Distribution services.

Note: For Poetry books, Song Lyrics, Screenplay, Cookbooks, etc … please see below for pricing.

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 – 6 x 9 – 6.14 x 9.21 – 6.69 x 9.61.

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

Mechanical Editing – 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.

Book Cover – Eye-appealing designs. You can select your cover image or we can make one for you. Learn more.

Hardcover Edition – Dust Cover or Case Laminate 

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

Kindle eBook Edition – Professional formatting and distribution on Amazon. Learn more.

Placement of up to 5 black and white or color interior images (supplied by the author).

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

Worldwide Distribution – with Amazon, and with other major booksellers such as Books-A-Million, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, Target, and other online booksellers and national distributors. Giving you an opportunity to pitch your book to local bookstores to carry on the shelf. Learn more.

Amazon’s “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.

Option to add your book cover on products at no charge See here for the Product list. 

How to Submit your Manuscript: Click Here

Other fees that may apply to this package are listed below:

1 – As a courtesy, Empire Publishing offers one free round of corrections/changes after you receive your first eProof in a PDF. You will be supplied with a separate Proof/Changes document for you to make changes on.  Each correction/change afterward will be billed at 20% of the package price. It is imperative to check your eProof manuscript closely before we submit your file to the printer. After your files have been uploaded to the printer and you want to make changes, you simply contact your representative, and instructions are given as to how to make changes after printing. 

2 – If you want to add more than 5 interior images to this package, there is an additional charge added of $10 per image. This package does not offer color, but custom packages can be created for you, please contact a representative for information.

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.

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If you have questions about your manuscript’s requirements, or which service is best for your book, please call one of our local representatives.

If you would like to add a social media marketing package to this package to help you get a great book kick-off you can click on this link to add it to your package.   Social Media Marketing Packages


Customize this package:

» 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.


“Thanks so very much for helping me with publishing my book! Also thanks for getting everything done so quickly! I really enjoyed working with you and will refer you to anyone I know who’s interested in publishing.”       -Armen Alexanian


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