Publishing

Octavo offers bespoke and set-price packages. If you have any queries please contact us. When you are ready to proceed we will be able to give you a realistic time-frame for your project.
Independent Authors
Octavo offers the perfect solution for Independent Authors who want their book published to industry standards. Our publishing expertise means your book, its cover and the contents will match those produced by top publishing companies
Professional Speakers
Is your book your business card or a vital part of your business marketing strategy? You need to ensure that it completely represents you, your values and your brand. With Octavo you have full control of your book, how it looks and how its sold.
Small Presses
If you are new to publishing or too small to have an in-house team then we can help with your production, printing and distribution. This leaves you free to be finding new talent and growing your business.

Bronze Publishing Package

The Bronze publishing package offers everything an author needs to get their book launched. It includes the following features:

BOOK COVER

  • Full book cover consultancy and design
  • Following consultancy, 2 cover designs, with full work-up and revisions until you are satisfied
  • PDF cover file for final approval

MANUSCRIPT

  • Review of manuscript for possible editing / proofing issues (services sold separately, if required)
  • Typesetting for print and ebook (MOBI & EPUB) editions
  • B&W text interior (for colour and images, please see our more advanced packages)
  • PDF interior files for proofing
  • 3 complimentary author copies

TITLE MANAGEMENT & DISTRIBUTION

  • ISBN Assignment
  • Legal deposit to all UK libraries
  • Access to our publishing portal to monitor sales, generate marketing materials and update biblio data
  • Worldwide POD print and eBook distribution (including Amazon, iTunes, Nook, Kobo, Google, etc)

MARKETING

  • Octavo Author page
  • Membership to exclusive Facebook marketing and promotion group
  • Launch event at our bookshop/cafe/wine bar in Cardiff (we jointly publicise)

ADDITIONAL COSTS

Editing and proofreading are not included but are a vital part of having your book professionally published. We quote for these separately as each book has different requirements.

Printing – these packages use print-on-demand services and include the set-up and author copies. If however you want a litho print run then there will be additional costs and we will quote for these separately, once the final size and extent of your book is known. We can give estimates prior to submission of the final manuscript.

£999.00

Quantity:
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Silver Publishing Package

The Silver publishing package is an enhanced package that includes extra marketing support to help generate sales. It includes the following:

BOOK COVER

  • Full book cover consultancy and design
  • Following consultancy, 2 cover designs, with fill work-up and revisions until you are satisfied
  • PDF cover file for final approval

MANUSCRIPT

  • Review of manuscript for possible editing / proofing issues (services sold separately, if required)
  • Typesetting for print and ebook (MOBI & EPUB) editions
  • Up to 5 image insertions
  • B&W  interior
  • PDF interior files for proofing
  • 10 complimentary author copies

TITLE MANAGEMENT & DISTRIBUTION

  • ISBN Assignment
  • Legal deposit to all UK libraries
  • Access to our publishing portal to monitor sales, generate marketing materials and update biblio data
  • Worldwide POD print and eBook distribution (including Amazon, iTunes, Nook, Kobo, Google, etc)

MARKETING

  • Octavo Author page
  • Social Media Marketing Guide
  • Membership to exclusive Facebook marketing and promotion group
  • 30 sec promotional video for use on social media
  • Bespoke Facebook and Twitter artwork
  • Facebook campaign setup training
  • Launch event at our bookshop/cafe/wine bar in Cardiff (we jointly publicise)

ADDITIONAL COSTS

Editing and proofreading are not included but are a vital part of having your book professionally published. We quote for these separately as each book has different requirements.

Printing – these packages use print-on-demand services and include the set-up and author copies. If however you want a litho print run then there will be additional costs and we will quote for these separately.

 

£1,999.00

Quantity:
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Gold Publishing Package

The Gold publishing package is a premium package with some important added benefits. It includes the following:

BOOK COVER

  • Full book cover consultancy and design
  • Following consultancy, 2 cover designs, with fill work-up and revisions until you are satisfied
  • PDF cover file for final approval

MANUSCRIPT

  • Assessment and report of first three chapters of manuscript for possible editing / proofing issues (services sold separately, if required)
  • Typesetting for print and ebook (MOBI & EPUB) editions
  • Up to 20 image insertions
  • B&W or colour  interior, depending on the title
  • PDF interior files for proofing
  • 25 complimentary author copies

TITLE MANAGEMENT & DISTRIBUTION

  • ISBN Assignment
  • Legal deposit to all UK libraries
  • Access to our publishing portal to monitor sales, generate marketing materials and update biblio data
  • Worldwide POD print and eBook distribution (including Amazon, iTunes, Nook, Kobo, Google, etc)

MARKETING

  • Octavo Author page
  • Social Media Marketing Guide
  • Membership to exclusive Facebook marketing and promotion group
  • 30 sec promotional video for use on social media
  • Bespoke Facebook and Twitter artwork
  • Facebook campaign setup training
  • Entry in Rights catalogue – book exhibited at London Book Fair and Frankfurt book fair
  • Featured Book of the Month on octavopublishing.com
  • Launch event at our bookshop/cafe/wine bar in Cardiff (we jointly publicise)

Additional Costs: Editing and proofreading are not included but are a vital part of having your book professionally published. We quote for these separately as each book has different requirements.

Printing – these packages use print-on-demand services and include the set-up and author copies. If however you want a litho print run then there will be additional costs and we will quote for these separately.

£2,999.00

Quantity:
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Platinum Publishing Package

The Platinum publishing package is ideal for professional speakers and authors who wish to publish fully illustrated or hardback books. It includes the following features:

  • ISBN Assignment
  • Worldwide book and eBook distribution (including Kindle, iTunes, Nook and Kobo)
  • Full professional cover design
  • Typesetting
  • Colour/Illustrated, colour cover files
  • Unlimited Images Insertions or Text treatments
  • Printed interior and covers for proofing
  • 50 complimentary author copies
  • Personalized Octavo Author page
  • Access to the publishing portal to monitor sales, generate marketing materials and update biblio data
  • Legal deposit to all UK libraries
  • Membership to exclusive Facebook marketing and promotion group
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Bespoke Facebook and Twitter artwork and set-up if required
  • Bespoke HD promotional video
  • Featured Author of the Month and Book of the Month slots on Octavo.com
  • Full Manuscript read assessment and report
  • Full page entry in Rights catalogue – book exhibited at London Book Fair and Frankfurt book fair
  • Ads in The Bookseller, Gardners and Bertrams
  • Bespoke author website including domain name and hosting for 2 years

Additional Costs: Editing and proofreading are not included but are a vital part of having your book professionally published. We quote for these separately as each book has different requirements.

Printing – these packages use print-on-demand services and include the set-up and author copies. If however you want a litho print run then there will be additional costs and we will quote for these separately.

£3,999.00

Quantity:
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Octavo offers a complete publishing service, and because it’s a division of Accent Press, you get all the benefits of being part of an established publishing company.