Northshire Package

$330 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Northshire Package Includes:

  • Information Meeting (½ hour) — We go over submission guidelines and answer questions about the process. Additional time may be billed at a per hour rate of $40.
  • Submission Review — We review the submission to make sure everything is in order.
  • Printer Submission — Once approved by author, the title is submitted to the printer for production.
  • Print Proof Copy — One proof copy is printed for the author's approval. This proof copy should be thoroughly reviewed by the author. Any additional proof copies will incur additional per book costs.
  • Revisions — Any additional revisions after the proof copy is received will result in a $80 per file fee. If a new proof copy is requested, you will incur additional per book costs.
  • Print — Once your book is approved, we will begin the printing process. The price of your book is based on a base price and a per page cost. 
  • Service — Unlike most other companies, we are available to help you through this process in person, on the phone or via email.
  • ISBN — Author will supply an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) to your title so that it can be widely distributed.
  • In Store Placement — We will sell your book in the Northshire Bookstore for a minimum of three (3) months.
  • Online Placement — We will sell your book on our secure website, www.northshire.com
  • Royalties — We pay royalties on 100% of the income above the printing cost of the book (e.g. if the printing cost is $7/book and you set the retail cost at $10, you will receive $3 per book sold in royalties). These will be paid out twice a year at the discretion of the printer.
  • Available Trim Sizes

 

Fee structure — (based on an even number page count)

  • B/W Perfect bound book: pricing starts at $4.00 per book for a 24 page book. Additional pages can be as low as $.16 per page
  • Color Perfect bound book: pricing starts at $6.00 per book depending on page count. Please call or email for a quote.
  • Color Hardcover book: pricing starts at $8.00 per book depending on page count. (Dust jacket not included. Please add $5 per book for dust jacket). Please call or email for a quote.

*all books beyond the initial proof copy are charged at a per unit cost depending on page count. Prices are for quantities up to 100 books. Reduced pricing is available for quantities over 100. Please ask for details.

NOTE: None of our packages include design layout or file creation.

Personal Package $150 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Personal Package Includes:

Ebook Package $400 set-up fee (additional fees may apply)
The Ebook Package Includes

Shires Press Package $530 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Shires Press Package Includes all services from Personal Package Plus:

Premier Package $730 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Premier Package Includes:

a la carte services

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"Good books don't give up all their secrets at once." -Stephen King

Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-9pm Fri-Sat 10am-10pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs