NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FOR PROJECTS
STARTING MARCH 2019
Below is a general guideline for reference. Please use the contact page to discuss preparing a quote specifically for your project. Rates are listed in USD.
$60-75/hr or 30-50¢/word
Negotiable based on details and duration of the project.
Writing services include: books, narrative game design, comics, scripts, and social media.
Editing services include: query and synopsis critique, developmental editing, and more.
Services include: formatting for digital editions using industry standard templates. Art assets and cover must be provided.
$100 Skype or Google Hangout (45-60 minutes)
A full day visit is 3-4 sessions and a half day visit is 1-2 sessions. Each session is approximately 45-60 minutes in length. Multi-day sessions and courses are offered at an hourly rate of $75/hr. Ask about a non-profit and charitable institution rate.
Whether it's self-publishing options, cover art, or any number of topics related to getting your book into the market, Steampunk Unicorn Studio has the expertise to help inform your decisions and guide you through the publication process.
The rates below are for fiction. For other genres (e.g. non-fiction, children’s books, etc.), please inquire about a quote for your project as it may require more complex formatting.
Manuscripts are prepared at a rate of $1.50 per 250 words.
EPUB & Kindle (.mobi)
Steampunk Unicorn Studio will create a custom style sheet, insert navigation, and ensure the ebook is valid and standards-compliant. You will receive both a Kindle and an ePub file. Tiered pricing is as follows:
Under 15,000 words: $125
15,001 to 50,000 words: $150
50,001 to 100,000 words: $225
Embedded fonts will incur an additional fee.
Corrections and Updates
In order to ensure your project is on schedule and within budget it is of utmost importance that a final, polished manuscript is delivered prior to production. During production, client-initiated changes — including but not limited to revisions, correcting typos, and other updates that originate from the submitted manuscript — are billed accordingly:
Five or fewer: No charge
Six or more: $25 per title plus $1.50 per alteration
Post-production, client-initiated alterations are billed accordingly: $25 per title plus $1.50 per alteration.
Correcting errors caused by Steampunk Unicorn Studio are done at no additional charge to you.