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We would love to hear from you about your book, and learn a little bit about you and what you want. You can email or phone us, whichever you prefer, and we are always happy to advise you. It is useful if you have had a good read of the information we provide on this website, which is designed to help you crystallise your thoughts and to formulate the questions you need answers to.

There is a form below which is designed to give us all the information we need to give you advice and a free estimate. Fill in as much as you can, but don’t hesitate to email or call us if you feel you need some guidance before you can decide on certain aspects of your book.

Please note that most of the fields below are required because we really do need these details in order to be able to provide you with prices.

Text and Design

What is the title of your book? (or working title) *

How many words is your finished manuscript? *

In what form is the manuscript available? *

Roughly what page size would you like – small, like a fiction paperback; medium, such as A5; large such as towards A4? *

What binding would you like your book to have? *

To help us to best advise you, please tell us a little about the nature of your book - for example whether it is a novel, diary, work of reference, poetry, memoir etc? *

Editing and Proofreading

Do you require us to read through your text? *


How many images are in your book? (estimate if you're not sure yet) *

How will these images be supplied? (tick all that apply)
Original materials that need scanningScanned images supplied on CDDigital files or photos supplied on CD (e.g. from a digital camera)

Do you need the images to be in colour? *

How would you like the images to be placed in the book? *

Do you have any other requirements? Please use the checkboxes and elaborate below if needed
Artwork - family treesArtwork - diagramsSpecial bindingOther (specify below)

Other requirements - more information:

Number of Copies and Audience

How many copies of the book do you require? *

Is the book for friends, colleagues and family or do you hope to sell copies to make a profit? *

Any Further Information?

Please briefly outline any requirements you have that are not covered above:

Contact Information

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