FastPencil's Author Service Packages offer a complete selection of self-publishing bundled services that match any budget. Packages are provided under our two main imprints: FastPencil.com and Wavecrest. (Looking to publish under your own imprint? Learn more.)

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FastPencil.com

Our DIY imprint with varying levels of services attached, allowing for distribution into hundreds of retailers.

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Wavecrest

Our concierge imprint focuses on bookstore consideration.

DIY 1 $249 DIY 2 $299 STARTER $999 PREMIUM $1999 PRO $4499 MASTER $7499
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Collaboration Capabilities including Social Network Interface
Role-based access
Encrypted storage & transfer
Cloud-based Access
Unique Author Page
Writing & Editing Tool
Revision History
Version Control
Image Management
Professional Book Templates
Blog Import
PDF Import
ISBN Assignment
Metadata Collection
Distribution in FastPencil, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and others Print OR eBook Print + eBook
BookBuy Sales Widget
FastPencil Marketplace BookBuy Page
Project Management 1 hour 3 hours
Project Setup ≤ 50K words ≤ 100K words
Edit Review ≤ 50K words ≤ 100K words
Format Review ≤ 50K words ≤ 100K words
Cover Design Basic Standard Professional Professional
Line Editing
PR Basic: Draft press release / Ensure wire distribution for book SEO 100 media outlets guaranteed 500 media outlets guaranteed
Title Presented Directly to Barnes & Noble Retail Channel Buyers
Author-Purchased Returnable Inventory Held and Distributed by FastPencil/Courier
Wavecrest BookBuy Page with Social Media and Custom Integration
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Choose from FastPencil's wide selection of self-publishing services to help you complete your book. From editing and cover design to production and marketing, our services have got you covered. Select the options you need to create a customized self-publishing plan that’s right for you.

Project Setup A great way to jump-start your project and get closer to publishing! Just provide a digital manuscript and we'll set up the book and get all the chapters and sections organized. Includes 50,000 words and 20 images. $299 Buy Now
Edit Review A professional copy editor reviews your book and offers invaluable advice. Edit review provides a summary feedback on the work as a whole — it does not include detailed spelling/grammar edits. $299
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Format Review Correction of errors and inconsistencies in spacing, indents, fonts, headers, footers, numbering, table of contents, and content ordering. You"ll also get help with the placement of a maximum of ten author-supplied images. Formatting does not correct typos, misspellings, incorrect wording, incorrect punctuation, or other editorial issues. $399
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Basic Line Editing Get a thorough examination of your manuscript for errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation. The editor will also review syntax and word choice and provide suggestions for improving the overall readability of the work. Timeframe: 10-15 business days for 50,000 words or less. $.039/word
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Premium Line Editing Get a thorough examination of your manuscript for errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation. The editor will also review syntax and word choice and provide suggestions for improving the overall readability of the work. Timeframe: 10-15 business days for 100,000 words or less. $.039/word
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Advanced Line Editing The editor provides a tailored review of your story ideas and plot development, offering suggestions for improvement of the work as a whole. This also includes a line editing of your work. Timeframe: 8-10 weeks. $.076/word
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Custom Illustrations Request full-color art to add interest and excitement to your book. Takes 6 to 12 weeks. Custom quote Get Quote
Custom eBook Design Get a quote for a custom eBook design. Custom quote Get Quote
Fixed Layout eBook Design Get a quote for a fixed layout eBook design — a perfect feature for cookbooks and children"s books. Custom quote Get Quote
Ghostwriting You"ll collaborate with an experienced ghostwriter on story ideas, plot development, and other tailored suggestions. Custom quote Get Quote
Custom Spread Override Provide a custom cover (Author created) spread and spine design and we will override the system and help with the upload. $199 Buy Now
Basic Front Cover Includes front cover design with one image and basic fonts. Two versions, one round of revisions. $399 Buy Now
Standard Cover Includes front and back cover designs with one image and basic fonts. Two versions, two rounds of revisions. $599 Buy Now
Premium Cover Includes custom front and back cover designs. Three versions, three rounds of revisions. $999 Buy Now
Professional Spread Includes custom front and back cover designs with spine from an original design. Three versions, three rounds of revisions. $1,199 Buy Now
Wide Distribution
DIY 1 Print OR eBook ISBN assignment and distribution through FastPencil, Amazon, B&N, iTunes, Ingram Digital Network, and many other Bookstores $249 Buy Now
DIY 2 Print AND eBook Get unique ISBN assignments for each format and distribution through FastPencil, Amazon, B&N, iTunes, Ingram Digital Network, and many other Bookstores $299 Buy Now
Manual Price Change For Books or eBooks published with the Wide Distribution Service. When requested, FastPencil will manually update the title"s price. $49 Buy Now
Other Publishing Options
Marketplace Your book will be available for sale on the FastPencil Marketplace and you will be able to buy and sell copies online $9.99 Buy Now
Private For your eyes only. If you want to publish and order an eBook or printed book without putting it up for sale. $9.99 Buy Now
PR Basic Includes a press release draft and wire distribution for book SEO $899 Buy Now
PR Media Outreach Includes a press release draft, wire distribution for book SEO, a targeted media list, and outreach to approximately 40 media outlets to discuss book review and giveaway opportunities. We will also manage the mailing of your books to the media, follow-up with answers to any media questions, and deliver all media contact information and status after three weeks. $2,099 Buy Now
PR Media Outreach & Social Media Draft press release - Ensure wire distribution for book SEO. Create targeted media list
  • Outreach to about 40 media outlets and book review/giveaway opportunities
  • Manage getting books to media
  • Follow up with the media to answer any questions
  • After three weeks deliver all media contact information and status for each
  • Discuss social media opportunities and objectives
  • Offer examples of successful campaigns
  • Develop Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Hand passwords over to author"
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Catalog fee after 3 years For Books or eBooks published with the Wide Distribution Service. When requested, FastPencil will extend the title's 3-year distribution expiration. $19 Buy Now
Price Change For Books or eBooks published with the Wide Distribution Service. When requested, FastPencil will manually update the title's price. $49 Buy Now

Post-publishing ScreenPlay Packages provided by our Partner, Voyage Media

Coverage Package
Coverage helps you understand how your book might be adapted for film or TV and is the document entertainment executives use to analyze a literary property's value when considering an acquisition. $799 Buy Now
Deliverables:
  1. A 3-5 page document including:
  • Logline
  • Summary
  • Synopsis
  • Adaptation assessment
  • Recommended adaptation format (Film, TV, Digital, Theater, Other)
  • Market analysis
  • Producer evaluation & consideration: a credited producer will evaluate the coverage and provide market analysis.
  • Process:
    1. Author signs up, pays, and fills out brief questionnaire
    2. FastPencil sends digital book, questionnaire and payment to Voyage.
    3. Voyage assigns project to appropriate coverage writer.
    4. Coverage writer has 2 weeks to read book and provide coverage.
    5. Voyage Producer reads coverage and provides additional comments.
    6. Voyage sends coverage to author.
    Treatment Package
    A treatment is a thorough outline or creative roadmap for a literary property's adaptation to screenplay. It enables an author to communicate how his/her story might unfold on screen and helps entertainment decision-makers truly envision the material. $2,799 Buy Now
    Deliverables:
    1. A 5-10 page document including:
    • Assessment & rationale why choices were made
    • Logline
    • Creative treatment
  • Producer evaluation & consideration
  • Process:
    1. Author signs up, pays, and fills out brief questionnaire.
    2. FastPencil sends digital book, questionnaire, and payment to Voyage.
    3. Voyage assigns project to appropriate treatment writer.
    4. Treatment writer has 4 weeks to read book and provide 1st draft treatment.
    5. Voyage Producer reads treatment and provides notes/comments.
    6. Treatment writer has 1 week to complete 2nd draft.
    7. Voyage sends treatment to author.
    **If appropriate or necessary, Voyage could provide a draft for the author's review and comment. This would require a 3rd draft and increase the price.
    Screenplay (Add-on to Treatment Package)
    The screenplay is the final adaptation document that provides the blueprint for producers, directors, and actors preparing to shoot a film or TV series. It is the entire story unfolding scene by scene complete with dialogue and action. Only authors who have previously had coverage or a treatment completed would be eligible for this service. $13,999 Buy Now
    Deliverables:
    1. Full-length screenplay (length depends on desired medium (film, TV, digital) and genre (comedy, drama, horror, etc.).
    2. Producer evaluation & consideration
    3. Process:
    1. Eligible author signs up, pays, and fills out brief questionnaire.
    2. FastPencil notifies Voyage of purchase and sends questionnaire and payment.
    3. Voyage assigns project to appropriate screenwriter.
    4. Screenwriter has 1 month to read book and provide 1st draft outline.
    5. Voyage producer reads outline and provides notes/comments.
    6. Screenwriter has 1 week to complete 2nd draft outline.
    7. Voyage producer and author read 2nd outline and provide notes/comments.
    8. Voyage producer drafts a punch list of notes for author to approve.
    9. Screenwriter has 2 months to provide 1st draft screenplay incorporating punch list.
    10. Producer reads and provides notes/comments.
    11. Screenwriter has 2 weeks to supply 2nd draft screenplay.
    12. Producer and author read 2nd draft and provide notes/comments.
    13. Voyage producer drafts a punch list of notes for author to approve.
    14. Screenwriter has 2 weeks to supply 3rd draft screenplay incorporating punch list.
    15. Voyage sends final screenplay to author.
    Publisher Account Publisher Accounts are for professionals that are tech savvy and have their own Publishing business. You will be expected to set up your new account as a publishing imprint business using our platform. Our software handles writing, collaborating, editing, template design, publishing, printing and distribution. With the Publisher Account, our system will also allow you to have your own Imprint information and logo on the book and cover, as well as your own ISBN and meta data. Learn more $599 Buy Now