February 7, 2016

Author Services

Lakeisha McKnight and her team pride themselves in being able to bring to life the literary vision of new and already published authors. The team has published over 6 literary works (including an international leadership magazine), with over half them becoming best selling books. The books have helped authors gain speaking engagements, establish extra streams of income and so much more.

The services offered for authors are below that would assist them in becoming winning influencers in their space (industry):

Service Option #1: Ghostwriting

Description: A freelance writer is hired by the author will produce literary work for a fee. The author takes all the credit for all the original work produced, including all the original writing produced by the ghost writer. The ghost, who is usually paid in advance of completing the job, gets the money as a “work for hire” job and assumes none of the credit for the ghost writing work.

Cost: $0.50 per word | About 300 words per page

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Service Option #2: Editing

Copy Editing Description:

A word-by-word edit that addresses grammar, usage, and consistency issues.

  • Check for typographical errors, spelling errors, and consistency aspects.
  • Correction of grammatical and linguistic errors, attention to punctuations such as commas, semicolons, quotation marks, etc.
  • A review to ensure accurate and consistent usage.
  • Editor’s notes and overall comments on the book.

Turn time: 8 to 10 business days

Cost: $647

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Line Editing Description:

A more intensive structural edit that focuses on the finer aspects of language—the flow of ideas, transition elements, tone, and style.

  • Correction of awkward constructions and suggestions to make sentences crisper and tighter by fixing redundancy and verbosity without a full rewrite.
  • Review of key aspects of the manuscript—the narrative, vocabulary, structure, characterization, style, and development.
  • Includes all of the services performed in BookBaby Copy Editing—checking for typographical errors, spelling errors, grammar issues, and inconsistencies.
  • Editor’s notes and overall comments on the book.

Turn time: 10 to 12 business days

Cost: $850

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Service Option #3: Formatting

Description: Formatting involves adjusting the structure of your content to meet the requirements for the book publishing style (i.e. ebook, paperback, hardback).

Sub-option #1: Convert your Word document into a Kindle book

Cost: $97

Sub-option #2: Prepare your Word document to be published as a paperback

Cost: $250

Sub-option #3: Interior design formatting to ensure your book readability is appealing on the inside

Cost: $400

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Service Option #4: Publishing

Description: Publishing a book means to make information and literature available for the public to view. Publishing involves the process of producing and distributing literature so that the public can have access to it. We will publish your book to be made available on various platforms. View the publishing platform options below:

Amazon Kindle: $67 | Amazon Paperback (Create Space): $97 |  Amazon, B&N, Powell’s, and Books-a-Million: $650 | eBook conversion and worldwide eBook distribution: $900

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Service Option #5: Marketing & Promoting

Description: We will help you create marketing materials as well promote your book on major social media platforms. A campaign can be launched for major radio stations as well.

Marketing Materials Include:

Poster (1 Side): $40 | Poster (2 Sides): $55

Postcard (1 Side): $30 | Postcard (2 Sides): $45

Social Media graphics: Facebook, Twitter, etc… (Ask for costs)

Book Trailer (Ask for costs as it varies per project)

Book Website: (Ask for costs as it varies per project)

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Service Option #6: Book Monetization

Description: We encourage creativity in establishing a business from your book. Your book is the starting place for an amazing revenue stream and transformational movement. We can help you repurpose your content into various products and services that can enable you to profit from book while you sleep.

Repurposing includes: Membership site | Online Course | Keynote Message | Coaching Program and so much more….

Cost: (Ask for the costs for these options)