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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 prepared to be published and searching for the most convenient, cost-effective, and superior service obtainable? Your search ends here. The “Copper” combo-publishing package is an entry-level publishing package for books under 40,000 words without skimping on quality. We specifically tailored this package for short stories and enables authors to choose from various add-on services or upgrades throughout and after the publishing process. Examine the comparable packages offered by our competitors to determine the true value of your investment. Empire Publishing’s “Copper” publishing package includes additional services such as an assigned barcode, ISBN, eBook, personal eStore, and distribution, which are not offered in packages with a similar price range.

Empire Publishing utilizes the popular Print on Demand and Distribution services.

Note: For Poetry books, Song Lyrics, Screenplay, Cookbooks, manuals, 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. Allowing you 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.

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 two free rounds of corrections/changes with an eProof, 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 of $15 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 screenplays, cookbooks, poetry, 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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