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Luminare Press offers the best in hybrid publishing services: Outstanding custom cover designs, professional interior formatting and ebooks are all part of our basic print on demand package. In addition, we offer every service you might need, from editing to marketing tools, and our authors keep 100 percent of their book royalties.

But what you really get if you work with us is our attention. We are here to guide you through the process of self-publishing, to educate you and help you make the best decisions for YOUR book. We don’t have a cookie-cutter approach: we appreciate the fact that each book we work on is unique, and we treat our books and our authors with care and respect.

When you call us, you’ll get a real live person who can answer questions, offer reassurance or advice as needed. From the start, we help you determine what your book needs to be successful, and will never, ever try to sell you anything extra. In fact, we’re far better at publishing than we are at sales.

Free consultation

Talk with a project editor about your book.

Book Design Services

We’re excited to offer our professional design services for authors who are familiar with the business of publishing (or tech savvy and willing to learn it) but need a professional, reasonably priced interior and cover design for their print and ebooks.

We provide industry standard PDF and epub files, suitable for uploading for sale and distribution. We offer additional á la carte items, too, to complement your publishing package. See a complete list of prices and services offered, including a custom author website.

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Download a FREE Self-Publishing Guide

Want a quick and easy-to-read explanation of the self-publishing process?

Download Six Steps to Successful Self-Publishing for Kindle, Nook or more.

This book offers an overview of the publishing process, as well as:

  • A primer on editing and polishing your manuscript
  • An explanation of page layout design
  • Suggestions for cover design (and why it matters)
  • A look at printing and distribution options, including ebooks
  • Suggestions for selling your book and finding your audience

 

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Complete Guide to Author Websites with 15 Great Examples

Most authors know they need an author website to build their community, grow their audience, and sell more books. But that knowledge is followed by some common questions: Ok, but how do I do it and what will go on it? I don’t have much … Read more »

Book distribution system. Distributing books for self-publishing

Book distribution

Book distribution, or where and how people can find and purchase your book, is an important aspect of independent book publishing.  As a self-published author, you need to understand the options and set up a system that works for you.  In this article, you’ll find … Read more »

Hybrid Publishing: What It Is and Why You Want to Know

(Especially if You’re a First-Time Author) Recently, the term hybrid publishing has been gaining traction, and if you don’t know what it is, you should, especially if you’re new to publishing. It’s the best of both traditional and self-publishing worlds: offering a way to publish … Read more »

Why Not Publish a Book for Free

Short answer: It takes forever, it won’t be great, you’ll probably regret it, and…it’s almost impossible anyway. If you know you need help creating a book that stands a chance, check out our services for self-publishers. If you don’t want to believe our short answer … Read more »

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