Cost and Timelines
Prices ($CDN) do not include shipping or applicable taxes
Typesetting | Cost: $89.00/hr | Timeline: project dependent
Additional Typesetting | Cost: $89.00/hr | Timeline: project dependent
Per Page Charges for Corrections | Cost: $2.40/page | Timeline: project dependent; no proof included
Cover Correction | Cost: $18.00/cover | Timeline: project dependent; no proof included
Designing | Cost: $120.00/hr | Timeline: project dependent
Cover Formatting – Fixed Charge | Style-based (template) | Cost: $199.00 | Timeline: 2.25 hrs
Cover Formatting – Fixed Charge | Fresh Design | Cost: $550.00 | Timeline: 6 hrs
Book Block Formatting – Fixed Charge | Style-based (template) | Cost: $299.00 | Timeline: 3.5 hrs
Book Block Formatting – Fixed Charge | Fresh Design | Cost: $500.00 | Timeline: 5.5 hrs
Design from scratch / Includes copyright page
Book Block Formatting – Fixed Charge | Per Page Charges for Additional Pages | Cost: $1.80 per page | Timeline: project dependent
Hard Copy Proof | Full Book – B/W Interior + Cover | Cost: $89.00 | Timeline: 5-7 business days
Hard Copy Proof | Full Book – Colour Interior + Cover | Cost: $129.00 | Timeline: 5-7 business days
Hard Copy Proof | Cover Proof Only | Cost: $20.00 | Timeline: 3-4 business days
PDF Proof | Cost: $15.00 | Timeline: project dependent
Sometimes, books require visual treatments that only an illustrator can provide. Our recommended illustrators work in a variety of traditional and contemporary media to create customized original pieces, including children’s book illustrations, artists’ impressions, cover art, detailed maps and caricatures.
Cost: quoted per request | Timeline: quoted per request
*PLEASE NOTE: These formatting and design services are intended to prepare completed manuscripts for printing. Be sure to finalize content editing, indexing, proofreading and other design interventions in advance. We would be happy to complete complex designs on a per project basis. Please review our products and services for more information.
Alterations to jobs in production will be billed at $89.00 per hour (in ¼-hour increments); for example, to make typographical changes, such as punctuation and spelling. Two soft (electronic) proofs are included in quoted price. Charges may also be incurred if submitted files require significant formatting work, such as changing location of pages or images, reformatting margins, adding or removing portions of the book. Please note that Blitzprint’s ability to make alterations depends on the supplied file format.
- 100% payment in advance (unless otherwise specified).
- Shipping charges and applicable taxes are extra.
- Quoted prices are valid for 90 days.