Self Published Author Services

Blue Crab Books has launched self published author services, which is a full service designed for self published authors. Services include the following:

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  • book editing
  • proofreading
  • formatting
  • cover design
  • author website
  • marketing/book promotion
  • consulting

It’s not easy being a self published author these days. For instance, there is so much to learn, such as formatting and converting a book for eBook format to designing an eye catching cover. Now authors have somewhere to turn for assistance with their manuscript and their published book. Blue Crab Books is providing a professional and affordable self published author service to authors that need it.

Edit Your Book First

Before you even begin to think about publishing your manuscript you first have to focus on the editing.

Why a Self Published Author Needs an Editor

A good editor, with a good eye, of course can be invaluable to you. They will point out any inacurracies and inconsistencies to you. A good editor is worth their weight in gold, maybe more.

Why a Self Published Author Needs a Proofreader

A proofreader will not do as deep a dive into your manuscript as an editor, but they will proof your manuscript for any glaring issues, such as spelling and grammar problems.

Formatting for the Self Published Author

Formatting can be tricky, especially if this is your first time formatting your manuscript. For this reason, Blue Crab Books offers a formatting service, using specific templates to ensure standards and consistencies, so you won’t have errors and problems when you publish your book.

Design an Eye Catching Cover

Let’s face it, the cover is the face of your book. It’s the first thing people notice and if your readers don’t like it or see it, they won’t even look at your book. A killer cover is critical to the success of your book. Let Blue Crab Books design a great cover for your book.

Why do Self Published Authors Need a Website?

These days everyone has a web site and authors are no exception. Authors need a website to help promote their book and communicate with their readers. Websites are also a great way to collect information on your readers, so you can create an email campaign.

Book Marketing and Promotion

Social media helps you get the word out and market your book to your readers. You can communicate with flyers and posts to Facebook, Twitter and any other platform you choose. If you have an email list we can send out some great flyers to your audience.

Authors can choose which service they need help with either prior to publishing, or afterwards. 


Have a question? Email us and we’ll do our best to assist you.