REDUCED HOURS DUE TO COVID-19
New clients are welcome but due to reduced hours, priority will be given to existing clients. Below is a general rate guideline for reference. Please use the contact page to discuss preparing a quote specifically for your project. Rates are listed in USD.
$50-60/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.
RPG Single Adventure Layout
Services include: formatting for digital editions using industry standard templates. Art assets and cover must be provided.
The rates below are for TTRPG and 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.