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    Basic Self Publishing Package £799

    Self publishing your book can seem like a daunting task, it really doesn't need to be. With our Basic Self Publishing Package we guide you through every step of the way. We can meet with you to discuss the process and your needs, we then work away on your manuscript, have it ready and on sale in 12 weeks.

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    Self Publishing using Print on Demand services made easy!

    Package Includes

    Free Evaluation

    Free Evaluation

    Our free evaluation is tailored to help authors establish what stage their book is at and which of our publishing packages would be most suitable for them. This free, no obligation evaluation is carried out by one of our highly experienced editors, who then complete a feedback form to be passed on to the author. Contained on the feedback form is the following information;

    • An overview of the plot
    • The book is given a ‘Mood’ describing how it makes the reader feel
    • Where the book is set
    • Who are the main characters
    • A description of the books target audience
    • Further notes on grammar, editing tips and much more

    If you would like to go ahead with a free evaluation please submit your manuscript to spiderwize.

    Publishing Assistant

    Personal Publishing Assistant

    Giving good customer service is an absolute must at Spiderwize, our dedicated personal publishing assistants are here to help and guide you along each step of the self publishing journey - we are available to contact via email, or by phone on 01733 898103.

    Choice of Book Size

    Choice of Book Size

    Allowing you to pick their book size is essential - at Spiderwize the following book sizes are available.

    • A5 - 21cm x 14.8cm
    • A4 - 29.7cm x 21cm
    • Royal - 23.4cm x 15.6cm
    • Slim Volume - 18cm x 12cm
    • Square - 25cm x 25cm
    Softback Cover  
    B&W Text Pages  
    Cover Designs (3)

    Cover Designs

    Our designers will come up with a number of cover designs for you to choose from. Covers are designed based on ideas from the author, a picture within the book, the plot line or even an illustration.

    Complete Book Layout

    Complete Book Layout

    Our team of designers will take your manuscript and lay it out to your specifications. We include page numbers, a dedication page, copyright page and blurb all as standard. Our designers have many years experience in book design and layout so your manuscript will be in safe hands.

    ISBN & Barcode

    ISBN & Barcode

    It is a legal requirement that all publications that are going on general sale have their own unique ISBN number, the International Standard Book Number is a unique numeric commercial book identifier based upon a 13 digit code, each format of a book needs a separate ISBN e.g. Paperback, Hardback and E-Book of the same title would all need separate ISBNs. At Spiderwize we take care of assigning your title an ISBN and we also allocate the correct bar code to your ISBN number.

    Hard Copy Proof

    Proof Type

    The proof stage of self publishing is extremely important - it allows the author to check the work that has been carried out by the team at Spiderwize and come back to us with any suggestions, alterations or general comments. We value the proofing process highly and this is the stage that can take some time, we do not want anyone to feel rushed at this point. Depending on the package you have chosen the following types of proof are available.

    • PDF email proof (several of these can be exchanged while we iron out corrections and edits)
    • Loose leaf proof (an unbound version of your book)
    • Hard copy proof (a fully bound and printed copy of your book)
    • Final ready for publication proof (a copy of the signed off text and cover, as the book would be sold)
    Bookstore Global Distribution

    1 Years Global Distribution

    The most exciting aspect of self publishing through Spiderwize is our ability to distribute your book through 39,000 worldwide channels on a print on demand basis, making your book available to buy from Amazon, Waterstones, Bertrams & Gardners (who stock most brick and mortar book stores) has never been easier. The first years distribution is included in the P.O.D, Basic, Premium & Exclusive packages; however it can also be added onto a package at a later stage. After the first years distribution the cost is just £24 annually to keep the service going.

    Author Copies of your Book (50)

    Personal Copies of your Book

    Self publishing is all about getting your book out there and getting it reviewed. Spiderwize supply authors with a certain amount of initial author copies so friends, family and reviewers can all receive a copy of your book - why not sign these copies, this gives you an added sense of achievement when marketing your book.

    Reduced Author Copy Book Price

    Reduced author copy price

    Authors do not have to pay the full retail price of their book if they would like to order additional copies from us; we offer authors a discounted book price, this price can be worked by your personal publishing assistant.

    50% Royalties Paid On Sales

    50% Royalties Paid on Sales

    Earning money from a self published title has never been more rewarding, all the time and effort you put in to market your book will pay off in sales, and for each sale of your book you will earn 50% Royalties after print costs!! Now sit back and let us get the ball rolling - submit your manuscript today.


    Package Extras

    Extra Price


    At Spiderwize we have a team of typists who can take a hand written manuscript and type it up into a format our editors and designers can work with.

    Proof Reading

    Proof Reading

    This is an essential part of the self publishing process, our proof reading services can be called upon if is it not already included in your package. All grammar is checked and corrected, all spelling is checked and corrected - this makes your finished book a much more pleasant and readable experience.



    If you do not have any colour images or photos but feel the book would benefit from some illustrations, then Spiderwize can help you - Illustrations are available as an extra on all our packages. Our highly talented illustrator Ali is a real talent and has created some beautiful illustrations for our authors.

    £120.00 Each
    Extra Cover Designs (2) £40.00
    Unlimited Colour Images

    Colour Images in your book

    Having colour images in your book is a personal choice, the option is here at Spiderwize for you to include as many colour images as you like, if colour images are not included in your package they can be brought as an extra. Please see our submission guidelines for preferred image file type.

    Hard Back Covers £200.00
    Extra Hard Copy Proofs £21.00 Each
    Distribution Advice & Marketing Pack

    Distribution Advice

    We advise you on what price to retail your book at based on its target audience and other factors, we aim to help you get as many sales for your book as possible and we are here every step of the way to help you achieve that.

    Personalised Marketing Plan

    Personalised Marketing Plan

    Authors do not have to pay the full retail price of their book if they would like to order additional copies from us; we offer authors a discounted book price, this price can be worked by your personal publishing assistant.

    Marketing Materials

    Marketing Materials

    Handing our promotional material for your book is paramount - at Spiderwize we can design and print marketing material for you specifically for your new book - available marketing material;

    100 A5 flyers
    100 A4 posters

    If marketing materials are not included in your self publishing package they can be bought at a later stage as a package extra.

    Extra Years Global Distribution £20.00 Per Year
    E-Book Conversion & 1 Years E-Tailor Distribution

    E-Book Version

    Getting your book available on Amazon Kindle and Apple iBook store plus many other E-Tailor sites has never been so important, at Spiderwize we are proud to be able to covert manuscripts over to the correct file formats for Amazon Kindle and Apple iBooks - you can either receive the files yourself to self manage your E-Book distribution or we can take care of all of the for you. If E-Book conversion isnt already included in your Spiderwize publishing package, dont worry you can always add it on as an extra at any point throughout the self publishing process.