Publishing Essentials


Ready to publish your book but not sure where to start?

Publishing Essentials provides the key services you need to take your book from draft to finished product. This proven package creates a beautiful book that’s ready to sell.

List Price: $2081.00
Price: $1869.00*
You Save: $212.00 (10%)

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The Publishing Essentials package includes:

  • Custom Cover: An experienced designer creates a book cover based on your vision. This service includes a single image, a custom layout and background colors, and stylized typography.
  • Line Editing: A professional editor reviews your manuscript for tone, structure, and word choice. We recommend multiple rounds of editing; ask your Publishing Consultant about discounts.
  • Marketing Copy Essentials: An expert copywriter crafts six distinctive marketing components to establish a unique brand for your book and help attract readers.
  • Simple Interior: You will select from ten interior templates created by a design expert to make your interior polished and ready for publication.
  • Kindle Conversion: We convert your print-ready paperback into a Kindle eBook to help you broaden your audience.
*price will vary based on your manuscript’s word count and interior needs

All CreateSpace services also include:

  • Customer satisfaction guarantee or your money back
  • Phone support throughout the publishing process
  • Online distribution through sales channels you select, including Amazon.com and your own eStore
  • CreateSpace ISBN assignment (if you don't have your own)
  • A complimentary copy of your completed book
  • Flexible print pricing
  • Low author wholesale pricing on all book orders
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How It Works


I’ve purchased Publishing Essentials. Now what?
You will work with a team of CreateSpace experts and professional designers and editors who will guide you through each phase of the publishing process to prepare your book for sale.

To get started, you'll submit your manuscript and complete a questionnaire about your publishing service needs.  Before you do:

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the benefit of purchasing these services together?

This package includes all of the key publishing services needed to create a high-quality book. CreateSpace has discounted these services when purchased together so that authors can be confident that they’re taking beautiful and polished products to print.

Q: How long will it take to publish my book with the Publishing Essentials package?

The timeline for publication will be unique to each author because the editorial and design services depend on your input. For a closer look at the service timelines in this package and the steps you’ll need to take for each service, review the Publishing Essentials Process Guide.