LAYOUT & DESIGN

Professional interior layouts to enhance the look and success of your book.

We offer fast, detail-oriented, customized layouts for all types of books.

Standard Print Layout Service starting at $825

  • Custom interior design that is unique to your book.
  • You work one-on-one with our interior designer for personalized service.
  • Size and style consultation.
  • Professional design and layout of the entire interior of your book. Check out our Design Portfolio for samples.
  • Custom stylistic elements including drop caps, page flourishes and ornaments, along with call out text if desired.
  • Includes formatting and placements for up to 10 author-supplied images (includes graphs and other visual information).
  • A print-ready version of your book’s interior set to your printer’s specifications. We are familiar with the guidelines of the popular print-on-demand printing companies such as Kindle Direct Publishing and IngramSpark.
  • We will work with your cover designer to ensure proper cover formatting and size. We recommend that you use our design partner, Cosmic Design, click here for more information.
  • Two hours of author-requested revisions after initial proof submission. Extra time for revisions is available for an additional fee.
  • Price includes up to 300 manuscript pages, letter-sized, double-spaced, 12-point font. Cost will be $1.50 per additional manuscript page.
  • We send you the final electronic files for you to upload to your printer.
  • Price does not include cover design.
  • Email us at katie@surrogatepress.com for a free consultation.

Additional Layout Services:

Photo books and cookbooks:

  • Add $225 plus image formatting
  • Includes formatting and placements for up to 10 author-supplied images, additional images $10 each.

Ebook formatting:

  • Add $250
  • Kindle or epub eBook formatting that includes linked table of contents and other requested hyperlinks.

Topic Indexing:

  • Starting at $100.

Other Services:

  • Establishment of Kindle Direct Publishing account in your name: $125.
  • Author-requested revisions will be charged at $75 per hour after the first two hours have been exhausted.
  • For other services not listed, such as coordination with your printer or cover designer, you will be charged $75 per hour.