Our Entry-Level Publishing Package 

Discover the ultimate flexibility and creative control with our Essential Package, tailor-made for authors who are determined to carve their own unique publishing path.

Whether you're an aspiring novelist, an expert in non-fiction, or a poet with a passion for words, this package empowers you to make all the crucial decisions regarding your book's journey.

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  • 1-on-1 Author Support: our packages provide personalized support, connecting you with a dedicated publishing consultant who will guide you through every step of your self-publishing journey, ensuring a seamless and enriching experience.
  • Full Royalty Benefits: with Holzer Books, you enjoy the advantage of 100% net royalties, empowering you to receive the full earnings from your book sales based on the net proceeds, after distribution costs and printing expenses are deducted.
  • Exclusive Author Rights: retain complete creative ownership of your material. We grant you 100% copyright control over your book, allowing you to maintain control and rights, and preserving your authority over how your work is used, adapted, and distributed.
  • Personalized Book Pricing: take charge of your book's retail price and royalties earned per sale. Our Set Your Own Price feature lets you tailor your book's pricing strategy to align with your marketing goals and financial objectives, offering the flexibility to optimize marketability.
  • eBook Publishing: reach a vast digital audience with your book distributed as an e-book, making it accessible to readers on various platforms and devices.
  • Paperback Publishing: experience the joy of seeing your work in print with a softcover version of your book made available.
  • ISBN Assignment: ensure easy discoverability for your book with a unique 13-digit identifier. ISBN assignment is an industry requirement for distribution and retail sales, facilitating accessibility for distributors, retailers, printers, and readers.
  • US Copyright Registration: safeguard your creative work with US Copyright Office registration, creating a public record of your manuscript ownership.
  • Library of Congress Control Number: by cataloging your book with the Library of Congress, you ensure that it becomes more discoverable and readily available to libraries and institutions interested in your work.
  • Promotional Copies: celebrate your accomplishment with five (5) softcover author copies of your published book, ideal for sharing with friends, family, reviewers, and promotional opportunities.
  • Author Volume Discounts: once your title goes live, you can take advantage of our exclusive author volume discount, allowing you to order copies of your own book at heavily discounted rates.


  • Content Evaluation: this is an essential step where Holzer Books meticulously assesses your manuscript to ensure it meets our publishing guidelines. Our team reviews manuscripts and materials, checking for any content that may violate copyright laws, defame others, or be excessively inappropriate or offensive.
  • Editorial Evaluation: a professional editor reads your work, identifying its strengths and weaknesses, and providing insightful suggestions for improvement. This assessment helps determine the editing services that will have the greatest impact on enhancing your book's overall quality and potential.


  • Custom Cover Design: our expert cover designer will work closely with you, providing multiple cover options based on your vision. You get to choose the one that perfectly captures the essence of your book, ensuring it stands out on bookshelves and online platforms.
  • Custom Interior Design: create visually captivating page layouts that bring your story to life. You'll have creative control over the interior design, ensuring the final layout complements your narrative style and meets your unique needs.
  • Black & White or Full Color Interior: choose between a classic black and white interior or embrace the vibrancy of a full-color layout (for Full Color Books), tailoring the design to match the tone and genre of your book.
  • Custom Illustrations: for Full Color books, our skilled studio artists can bring your descriptions to life through custom color illustrations that beautifully showcase the unique style of your book. Additional fees may apply for this service.
  • Image Insertions: enhance your book's visual appeal by including up to twenty-five (25) images in your interior pages, printed in either grayscale or full color.
  • Electronic Galley: experience your book's layout in a book-like format with chapters and pagination. Before finalizing the book, we'll send you an electronic galley proof for your review and approval, ensuring the design meets your expectations.
  • Revision Rounds: your publishing package includes two (2) rounds of revisions, allowing you to make changes to the electronic galley to ensure your book reads and looks exactly as you envisioned before it reaches readers.


  • Worldwide eBook Distribution: expand your reach with worldwide eBook distribution, making your e-book accessible on popular retail platforms like Amazon, Google, and Barnes & Noble, allowing readers from across the globe to discover your work.
  • Wholesale Availability: each physical bookstores and libraries as your book becomes available to be picked up from the Ingram and Baker & Taylor distribution networks, making it easier for retailers and librarians to include your work in their collection.
  • Amazon, Google, and Barnes and Noble Preview: capture the interest of potential readers with a sneak peek of your book, where about 20% of the content is made available through Amazon, Google, or the Barnes & Noble online bookstore, enticing them to explore further and consider purchasing your book.
  • Holzer Books Online Bookstore Availability: Your book will be available for purchase at our dedicated online bookstore, providing a direct and convenient channel for readers to discover and purchase your work.


  • Marketing Consultation / Book Marketing Plan Review: through one-on-one consultations, we'll analyze your book's genre, target audience, and competition to provide suggestions for other services that may be beneficial to you and your book marketing efforts.

Ready to publish with Holzer Books?

Take the first step towards your publishing journey – purchase your self-publishing package or consult with our experts for guidance today.