Pricing

Free

$0 Print Your Book Privately

  • Online Writing, Editing and Collaboration Tool
  • Manuscript Revision & Version Control
    Manuscript Importing Features
  • Professional Interior Templates
  • Cover Creator Tool
  • Print and eBook formatting
  • Royalty Tracking
  • Publishing Community Forum
  • Unlimited Digital Proofs
  • Secure File Storage
  • eBook Preview Pane
  • Role-based Collaborator Access
  • Author & ecommerce page
  • FastPencil Marketplace
  • A La Carte print, design, editorial, distribution and marketing options ($)
  • BookBuy Sales widget
  • Author Services Access
  • E-mail & Knowledgebase Support

Basic #1

$249 Distribution in 1 Format

Everything in the Free version Plus:

  • ISBN & Barcode Assignments (Print or eBook)
  • Global Distribution to Amazon, BAM!, Ingram, Kobo and more!

Professional

$999  

Everything in the Basic versions Plus:

  • Project Management (1 hour)
  • Project Setup (≤ 50K words)
  • Format Review (≤ 50K words)
  • Cover Design (Standard)

Premium

$1999  

Everything in the Basic versions Plus:

  • Project Management (3 hours)
  • Project Setup (≤ 100K words)
  • Format Review (≤ 100K words)
  • Cover Design (Premium)

Editorial Services

Format Review (<50,000 words)

Correction of errors and inconsistencies in spacing, indents, fonts, headers, footers, numbering, table of contents, and content ordering. Placement of a maximum of ten author-supplied images. Formatting does not correct typos, misspellings, incorrect wording, incorrect punctuation, or other editorial issues.

$399

Standard Line Editing

Applying Chicago Manual Style. Grammar checked, with a focus on technically correct grammar, punctuation and consistency (e.g., basic changes like subject-verb agreement, pronouns and antecedent, correct prepositions, correct use of semicolons, colons, removing comma splices etc.)

$0.4/word
(min: $390.00)

Medium Line Editing

Everything included in Standard Line Editing plus grammar checked to also show a better understanding of the text, which includes making good stylistic (idiomatic) corrections and choices, rather than simply checking that the text is ‘technically’ correct.

$0.5/word
(min: $490.00)

Project Setup (<50,000 words, 20 images)

Setup of a book project within the writing tool using the digital manuscript you provide. This is a great way to jumpstart your book project and get closer to publishing. Includes 50,000 words and up to 20 images.

$299

Design Services

Basic Front Cover Design

Professionally designed front cover that can be used for an eBook or a print book.

  • 2 versions
  • 1 round of revisions free
  • Best for eBooks
$399

Standard Cover Design

Professionally designed front and back covers that can be used for an eBook or a print book.

  • 2 versions
  • 2 rounds of revisions free
  • Best for Print & eBooks
  • Perfect for print books that do not need a custom spine
$599

Premium Cover Design

Professionally designed full cover spread that can be used for an eBook or a print book.

  • 3 versions
  • 3 rounds of revisions free
  • Best for Print and eBooks
  • Perfect for print books that need a custom spine and spine that matches the covers
  • Author bio and headshot included in design
$999

Marketing Services

PR Basic

Draft and distribute a press release for your book to multiple new sites.

$899

Publishing Services

Catalog Fee (per year) After Initial 3-Year Distribution Period

This service will extend the title’s distribution beyond the initial 3-year distribution period, as requested, for books or eBooks published with the Wide Distribution Service.

Metadata

Manually update the title’s metadata, as requested, for books or eBooks published with the Wide Distribution Service.

Small Publisher Custom Imprint Setup

Custom Impprint published under your publisher name, with your logo on the spine.

$599

Publish – Private

Published Privately only. (Great way to proofread your printed book before distributing it publicly!)

$9.99

Publish – FastPencil Marketplace

Published to the FastPencil Marketplace only.

$9.99

Publish – Globally (1 Format)

Global Distribution – One Format – ISBN is assigned (which is yours forever) and the publication is distributed to the Marketplace, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Nook, Apple’s iBookstore and Ingram’s Digital Network (hundreds of domestic and international channels) for up to 3 years.

$249

Publish – Globally (2 Formats)

Global Distribution – Two Formats – ISBNs are assigned (which are yours forever) and the publication is distributed to the Marketplace, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Nook, Apple’s iBookstore and Ingram’s Digital Network (hundreds of domestic and international channels) for up to 3 years.

$299