Welcome to AuthorServices.scot
AuthorServices.scot offers a full range of services to help authors get their work out there. From typesetting and cover design to eBook creation, and from hard copy publishing to promotioal photography, proofreading and editing, we are your one stop shop for all things books and publications.
We offer everything you need from author head shots to websites and printed materials in order to kick start your publishing dreams.
Our team has a wide skills base and a proven track record in putting those skills to good use. We have over twenty-five years’ experience in web design and our publishing company, Arachnid Press, is now well established.
Our photographers and graphics team have worked with high-end companies to produce quality printed materials and first-class cover art and eBooks. Our editing team has worked in both the mainstream and academic publishing fields.
All our packages involve a collaborative process with you, the author of your work. We want you to be completely happy with the end result. You will be assigned a single project manager to work with you throughout. We can offer in person and Zoom meetings; fitting in with your schedule and offering flexibility wherever possible and allowing us to meet your needs wherever you are in the world! Pricing is tailored to each individual request, so do send us an email with your requirements.
Cover Design - Find Out More
If your eBook is ready to publish but needs a front cover for its debut on Kindle or elsewhere, we can design that for you.
If you want to print physical books we can design front and back covers for you, including a spine width of appropriate size to the length of your finished, formatted and ready for print work. We offer photographic and graphic designs to suit your preferences and the subject matter of your publication.
Photography - Find Out More
We can arrange a photo shoot and provide head shots or location photography to authors living in central Scotland, or further afield by arrangement.
Other Design Services - Find Out More
We offer online services, including author websites and setting up social media accounts.
We can provide printed materials, including artwork for author promotion such as author press releases, business cards, A4 postcards, flyers and roll-up banners.
Copy Editing, Typesetting and Proofreading - Find Out More
If your manuscript is still in raw form and requires copy editing, typesetting or proofreading we also offer those services, either separately or as a package.
eBook Package - Find Out More
We offer preparation of your final manuscript into an eBook, including formatting, typesetting and front cover design, including artwork. We return it to you in a form that is ready to publish on Kindle or elsewhere.
We can arrange and supply an ISBN for you and present your book in alternative formats – ePub and mobi – to enable you to market it via other platforms as well as, or instead of, on Kindle.
Print Package - Find Out More
Our print package involves preparation of your final manuscript for publishing as a physical book, including formatting, typesetting, full (front, back and spine) book cover design, including artwork, and arranging an ISBN number and bar code. We return it to you ready to go to print.
We can supply 50 or 100 physical copies of your book direct to you. This includes provision of a proof copy ahead of the final print run.
Academic Editing Services - Find Out More
We have a professional editor on our team with experience and expertise in editing letters, papers, dissertations, theses and academic books.
We offer a full range of editing services to academics, from single page documents to multiple volume works.