Author Services

This page is for authors of all types.  I’ve collected all the advice and information that I’ve written about self-publishing so it’s in one easy to find spot.  Feel free to message me or leave a comment if you have any questions, a good enough question might become a new post!   Our free Self Publishing articles are below the Author services.

Our Services and Rates

We also offer services for authors!

Editing/Proofreading package: $499 US.

Special introductory price includes book or novel of up to 100,00 words.  We will provide proofreading, suggestions on phrasing, constructive feedback, as well as the basics such as spell check, punctuation check, grammar check.  Specializing in science fiction, historical fiction, speculative fiction, and nonfiction, we will also consider anthologies of short stories as well as other genres on a case by case basis.  Turnaround time: 2 weeks or less.  Our editing team has a wide variety of experience with many kinds of literature and will communicate clearly and promptly with you, supporting your desire to create a great book.   Includes a free conversion to eBook format of your choice.

Contact us for rates on shorter works such as articles or blog entries.

eBook Conversions starting at $25 US.

Three day turnaround time.  Will convert to popular eBook formats.  Image insertion or complex eBooks priced on a case by case basis.

Poem Embellishment $10 per image

Your poem will be paired with a beautiful, royalty free image, set in an attractive font, and prepared for use in books, on websites, or printing.

Conversion to Native English $10 per web page

Prices are negotiable.  Especially for non-native speakers of English, who want to make their websites, product descriptions, or other text read more smoothly.  This isn’t a translation service, we work with text that is already in English but might need some polishing.


  1.  $1 per square inch for custom pen and ink illustrations
  2. $2 per square inch for custom color illustration or watercolor painting
  3. $3 per square inch for acrylic on canvas


8 by 10 inches

8 1/2 by 11 inches

11 by 14 inches

8 by 10 inches

8 1/2 by 11 inches

11 by 14 inches


Black and White

Black and White

Black and White











All custom images include the right of exclusivity and will not be used by me for other purposes.

We accept Bitcoin or Paypal.

Contact us at if you’d like details.

Response guaranteed within one day!


Free Articles

Self Publishing: Step By Step — The first post in a how-to about the subject.

Formatting and Covers — The second post in the series.

Preparing and Uploading Your Work — The third post in the series.

Selling Your Work— The fourth post in the series.

eBooks and Kindle – The final post in the series.

Other Topics

Pros and Cons of Print On Demand Publshing — unsure about the process?  Start here.

Tips for Creating a Chapbook — help for poets and poetry lovers

Tips for Aspiring Authors — basic information for those who want to self publish.

Lifesaving Tips for Self Publishers — hard-won experience can be found here!

Blog Your Way to a Book — Don’t have material for a book?  Think again!

Making Your Own Stock Photography – for when you need that perfect picture.