Please print off your WORKSHEET to keep track of these decisions.
Your personal consultant is with you each step of the way throughout the entire process of your book- from proposal to print, you have a hearing heart at EC Press! She will help you make decisions, be a liaison between you and the editing and design teams and proofread your manuscript before it goes to print. Consultant fees are built into your publishing package and are billed according to what is utilized:
More than 15 Hours
Between 10-15 Hours of Communication
Between 5-10 Hours of Communication
Up to 5 Hours of Communication
Communication is defined as: phone calls and emails with the author, as well as behind the scenes liaison interactions with editor, illustrator, and other team members of EC Press
There is a funny way we have of referring to manuscripts here at EC Press… are you in your:
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Checking for typographical errors, grammar, and punctuation. Basically, the final run-through before publishing. Usually has 2 or less errors per 250 word page and does not involve rewording or reworking any sections.
In addition to checking for typographical errors, grammar and punctuation, copy editing looks at improving the flow, looking at consistency, transitions, redundancy, and word usage. Copy editing can be broken into different levels of editing: light, medium, and heavy.
Industry standard is to consider one page @ 250 words.
2-6 Pages per Hour
3-7 Pages per Hour
5-10 Pages per Hour
9-13 Pages per Hour
There are a number of things to consider as we look at the interior of your book:
Depending upon your answers to the previous questions, your Publishing Consultant will help guide you to the best design package to suit your needs and we will honor your story each time its told.
Includes up to 20 images
Includes up to 10 images (sidebars are considered images)
Includes no images within the interior of your book.
Whatever your illustration needs are, we have a team of artists ready to bring your visions to life!
Flat Colored Drawing
Black and White Shaded Drawing
Black and White Line Drawing