Prep Services

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Watercolor & ink. Symbols & marks. Let's create something unique together.

It's true, we love working with amateur, hobbyist, and independent creators.


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Document Layout
and /or Design

$40 / Hr. Estimate

  • Digital PDF / Copier Print Style, Handouts, Worksheets etc. Both personal and professional

  • Cover and everything after

  • Project plan and overview

  • Digital and / or Print proof

  • 1 round of edits / (re)direction for both cover / interior

  • Final project hand-off PDF and / or raw digital files

Book Cover Art & Design


  • Front, back and spine sized just right for your project

  • Initial art & layout connect / ideation:

    1. Story theme

    2. “Book covers I like…”

    3. Cover copy (you provide specific illustrations)

    4. May include ISBN and bar-code etc.

  • 1 digital proof

  • 1 round of edits / (re)direction

  • Final PDF and / or raw digital files


Book Interior Layout

& Design


  • Everything between the covers (Cover not included)

  • Initial layout connect / ideation:

    1. Story theme

    2. “Book interiors I like…”

    3. You provide illustrations and specific images / we partner to shape the interior environment

    4. Technical info for publishing page etc.

    5. Chapter Book: 250 page average (Well over / under? Let's talk.)

    6. Picture Book / Young Reader: 20-80 page average (Q's? Let's talk.)

  • 1 digital proof

  • 1 round of edits / (re)direction

  • Final PDF and / or raw digital file

Inside-Out Full Book Project


  • Covers and everything in-between (See above attributes)

  • Conversation to discuss both cover & interior elements

  • 1 digital full project proof

  • 1 print proof (possible additional cost)

  • 1 round of edits / (re)direction each

  • Final project hand-off PDF and / or raw digital files


Shaped for Indie / Local / Hobby Authors

Tasty Extras

  • We'll create a Lulu or IngramSpark account, download full project, upload all publishing information (see worksheet), and transfer account over to you for complete ownership. (50$ additional cost)

  • Social Media files: FB / Twitter / Instagram & website / webshop pre-sized and full-scale images including: ($50 additional cost)

    • standalone book title​

    • book cover: front and back

    • standalone art (if relevant)

  • Gift-box / promo extras utilizing book title / imagery: coasters, business cards, postcards etc. What do you have in mind? (item design fees vary - Abso Unpro is not responsible for actual product cost or quality)



Experienced in designing with Lulu & IngramSpark print / publishing book parameters. Other printer / publisher in mind? No problem, let's talk!


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