Costa Press Editing Services and Pricing

 Ready to publish your book, but don’t understand the process? Give us your print-ready book and we will then format it for kindle and paperback and publish it for you.

  • Producing a ‘clean’ copy and formatting for kindle and epub (if required) £50.
  • Producing a ‘clean’ copy and formatting for paperback £100.
  • Help with Kindle and CreateSpace (paperback) uploading, description, price, gaining approval and creating book page on Amazon £50 (if required).
  • A bespoke book cover for kindle and paperback is £150, or you can supply us with correctly sized covers from another source.

Is your manuscript not quite ready for publication?

  • Copy Editing/Proofreading £5 per 1,000 words. Example 70,000 words £350.

This includes not only proofreading, but also pointing out anomalies of plot or continuity.  We will comment if a word or phrase is repeated too many times in a paragraph and highlight point of view and tense problems.

  • Proofreading £2.50 per 1,000 words. Example 70,000 words £175.

This includes highlighting spelling errors, typos, punctuation errors and grammatical errors.

Corrections are made using the Track Changes function in a Word document, whereby you can then accept or reject the changes singly or altogether.  We send you the MS with the changes shown, so that you can see what we have done, and also a second version with the changes implemented.

Not sure about your plot and its execution? Is your ‘voice’ coming through loud and clear? What’s the reader experience?

  • Beta Reading is £50 to include a report on plot, characters, setting etc., for a 50,000 word book. Longer or shorter works will be charged pro-rata.

Payment terms:50% upon order and the remainder due when the finished product is ready.

  • Payments are made with debit or credit card via Paypal.
  • It is not necessary for you to have a Paypal account.
  • Paypal is a secure payment method and at no time will I have access to your card or bank details.

Contact Us

Please send the first 1,000 – 3,000 words of your book for a free sample to:

indicating how long your book is and what service you require.

We will reply with the corrected sample, a quotation, the approximate length of time to complete the work and an indication of when the project could be scheduled.