Select the package that suits your needs to get your book published seamlessly. Our packages are specifically crafted to guide you from the beginning to the end. If you only require a few services, we have got you covered too. You can tailor your package according to your preferences, or you can opt for individual services from our SERVICES page.

Gold Package Most Popular

The most complete package. Everything you need!

Silver Package

Gets your book published with confidence!

Bronze Package

It’s basic, but it gets the job done!

Disclaimer: The prices of our packages will vary depending on a number of variables including word count, the complexity of the internal formatting (if your book has pictures, graphs, or illustrations to go along with the body of the text), the style of illustration for your children’s book, and whether you want marketing and advertisement included as part of the package. We want our authors to succeed, therefore we continue to work with all budgets.

Customized packages are available upon request. Please inquire with us to learn more about your options.

What You Need To Know...

Prices will vary based on the length of the manuscript, complexity of the layout design (if manuscript includes graphs, charts, or images), and if expedited service is requested.
The amount of time it takes to publish a book using all of our services mentioned in the packages up top varies on the length of the manuscript, the number of cover design revisions, and how busy we are. Typically a project will conclude in 8-12 weeks.
Once the editing, cover design, and internal formatting are completed on your book and approved, unique ISBN and barcode will be assigned. At this point your book will be ready for global distribution through or distribution network including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple iBooks, booksellers, libraries, along with Target and Walmart.
One of our publishing consultants will stay in constant communication with you throughout the process. Any questions or concerns can be addressed via email or phone with your publishing consultant.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Paper House is a full-service publishing house that partners with self-publishing authors to produce and distribute high-quality books in digital and print formats. You only have to send us your manuscript and we take care of the rest.

Our authors and publishers earn 100% of their royalties and retain 100% of their rights. Our distribution networks reach readers all over the world.

We accept all genres from fiction and nonfiction to children’s books and everything in between. Our services include both packages and a la carte, so for example, you can have us design your cover or edit your manuscript without publishing your book.

We accept all genres from fiction to nonfiction, academic, self-help to children’s books, and everything in between.
The process usually takes 6-8 weeks but timing is dependent on which service(s) you sign up for. Contact us with a customized service and we can give you a more precise answer.
Yes. You will retain all of the rights to your manuscript and book, including all digital, print, and creative rights.
Yes, your Project Manager will ask you if you have any design ideas in mind. We will enhance your design ideas following extensive market research and analysis to determine which designs work best for your book’s genre.
We will help you determine the book’s price, description, keywords, genre, and other metadata information before publishing. (You have the ability to make changes to your metadata after publishing, too.)
Yes. We will keep you in the loop with all of the updates. Once your eBook and/or print interior has been created, you can review it and note any required changes. A proof copy of your book is provided prior to finalizing the publication of your book globally.
Your book will be listed for sale with all major online bookstores, including,,,, and much more. We will also make it available to the two major brick-and-mortar bookstore and library wholesalers in the U.S. through our partner Ingram Content Group.
Sales reports are emailed at the end of every month detailing sales made in the prior calendar month.
All payments will be direct deposited to your bank account every 90 days following the end of the calendar month during which the sales were made.
We accept Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, PDF, Rich Text, Text file, HTML, InDesign, and Photoshop files. We may be able to accept other file forms as well, including printed texts and handwritten manuscripts. Please contact us with questions.
We offer printed covers in gloss and matte finishes. If you opt in for hardcover, we can create dust jackets as well.
We now offer book publicity in lieu to our targeted social media advertisements. Contact us to find out more.

We can design and print almost any trim size that you like. Below are our standard trim sizes.

  • 5 x 8 inches
  • 5.06 x 7.81 inches
  • 5.25 x 8 inches
  • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • 6 x 9 inches
  • 6.14 x 9.21 inches
  • 6.69 x 9.61 inches
  • 7 x 10 inches
  • 7.44 x 9.69 inches
  • 7.5 x 9.25 inches
  • 8 x 10 inches
  • 8.25 x 6 inches
  • 8.25 x 8.25 inches
  • 8.5 x 8.5 inches
  • 8.5 x 11 inches
Yes, we have extensive experience in internal formatting.
We can design, print, and distribute both black and white and color books.
We can make changes to your manuscript at anytime during the editing process and before the interior formatting process by letting us know what you would like to change. Our content change fees are as follows: 1-10 changes – $50 11-25 changes – $70, 26-50 changes – $100, 51+ changes – $125 per hour.
Yes. You have the right, at any time, to withdraw your book from sale free of charge.
Selected manuscripts will have The Paper House listed as the publisher unless you have signed up for our imprint service setup.
You can order books at print cost, anytime to any destination.
Selected manuscripts will have The Paper House listed as the publisher unless you have signed up for our imprint service setup.

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We now have a hybrid program!

Mirage Hybrid Publishing

Mirage Hybrid Publishing is an imprint of The Paper House designated for select books. Mirage is a publishing model that combines the benefits of both traditional and self-publishing. You keep creative control, intellectual property, and the majority of royalties. Hundreds of books are sold daily in the United States and this can only be met by an aggressive production, marketing, and distribution services.