List of Services for Rainbow Books Online, Touchstone Books Online, Oak Press


Description of Services Retail Price
Manuscript Review   $150.00

An initial review of a selection of chapters to evaluate the manuscript using our publishing guidelines.  The entire manuscript is not read during this review. Also included are limited editing, the assignment of required ISBN numbers and the copyright registration depending upon the publishing alternatives selected. 

Basic Conversion & Listing $249.00**

The basic conversion enables the final published book to be converted and listed on the IOSIM website and available for online download.

Total Cost to Author $399.00**

Additional Marketing Options are Available

Standard Package $269.00**

This market option includes both an ePub and .mobi conversion from PDF and Microsoft file types. A distribution of the e-book to five (5) digital retailers selected from a list of  eleven (11): Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Reader Store, Kobo, Copia, Gardners, Baker & Taylor, eBookPie, eSentral, Scribd, and iPad.  An ePub format proof is provided to the author for review and approval prior to distribution to the selected sites. A limited quantity of Book Stubs (advertising cards) is included with this package.

Premium Package $329.00**

A wider distribution option which includes all the same features of the standard package but provides the distribution to all eleven (11) digital retailers and a larger quantity of Book Stubs.

Fixed Layout for iPad Package Ask for Quote

This package provides the conversion of high-resolution PDF files into a fixed layout e-book designed especially for the Apple iPad.  The fixed layout e-books fulfill the demand for e-books that require their images and text to be fixed to exact spots on each page similar to what is required in print editions.

Book Stubs Ask for Quote

Additional Book Stubs (advertising cards) may be purchased.  The Book Stubs can be uniquely designed for each book. 

Other Services


Authors are responsible for editing, illustrations, and graphics used in their manuscript.  All illustrations and graphics must meet our publishing guidelines.  When assistance is needed, we provide these services to assist the author in developing a published e-book (or other format) that is a high quality end product.

Analyzing, Proofreading, and Editing Services Ask for Quote

Routine or limited editing is provided during the manuscript review.  Additional editing services are available and vary in charges depending on the type editing that is desired by the author.

Illustration & Graphic Services Ask for Quote

Illustration and graphic services are available and charged on a project or hourly basis which will vary depending on the type service.

Print Editions Ask for Quote

Our company specializes in e-books.  For authors that desire to have print editions of their e-books we arrange for print editions.

* Appropriate state taxes, sales and use, taxes, and shipping/handling will be added.

** This charge may be adjusted if an ePub or mobi conversion has been provided by the author.


Editing Department:
Vickie F. Hinsdale
VP of Creative & Author Development