The Book Typesetters use their practical knowledge and creative flair to remove the stress of typesetting your book and designing its cover, letting you focus on realising your publishing dreams.
"[The Book Typesetters] are, I swear, the best in the business, a joy to work with." - John Lucas, Shoestring Press
"You've been fantastic in your meticulousness and patience typesetting my book… many thanks again." - Christine McNeill
We offer practical knowledge and creative flare in typesetting and cover design to transform your manuscripts into print-ready books which make you want to shout about them to the world.
Once we've finished our work, the look and feel to the book will complement:
We offer additional graphic design services such as:
We offer the following packages:
We offer discounts when producing multiple books for a single client. Contact us to discuss your requirements.
"…so good to deal with someone who really knows what they’re doing." - Christopher Southgate
Our guided self-publishing package includes:
*This price is for novels up to 60,000 words. Additional charges may apply for novels over 60,000 words as well as for non-fiction, poetry and other types of books. Please contact us for more details.
If you have typeset and designed your book yourself, then our Book Layout and Design Evaluation (BLaDE) service is perfect for you.
We will evaluate the layout, design and typesetting of your book and provide a report with suggested improvements to give your book that professional edge.
Please contact us to discuss your timeframes.
We offer the following bespoke services:
Please contact us for a free, no obligation chat about your unique requirements.
"[I] wanted to thank you for doing such marvellous work on [my book]. The cover looks superb - I really am so pleased with every aspect of it. Couldn't have asked for more." - John Levett
The Book Typesetters offer typesetting and cover design services to self-publishing authors, presses and publishers. It is run by the Ravenlock family from their home in Newark, Nottinghamshire.
Rachael loves chatting to publishers and authors about their books, requirements and timescales to ensure projects run smoothly and meet expectations.
Nat is passionate about transforming manuscripts into polished publications which publishers and authors will love.
Mr R, Mr L and Miss E provide the family with never-ending inspiration, motivation and laughter.
"Many thanks again for all your dedicated work. I couldn’t have asked for a more helpful typesetter and designer to work with." - Ian Gordon
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"I’ve never had such a good set of proofs! I must say this has been one of the easiest and pleasantest publishing experiences I’ve ever had." - Jan Owen
The lovely people we've had the pleasure of working with over the years include:
Achill Management | C.L. Peache | Damocles Press | digitalprinting.co.uk | East Lane Books | Fosseway Writers | Greenwich Exchange | ImprintDigital.com | Legal Sustainability Alliance | Light Reading | London Business Conference Group | Lucy Wood | Malcolm Carson | Menard Press | Newark Book Festival | Panshard Event Consultants | Planet Pod Productions | Plas Gywn Books | Quakers in Britain | Rebecca Masterton | Rod Madocks | Shearsman Books | Shoestring Press | Sovereign Capital Partners | The Conrad Press | United Reformed Church | Wayne Burrows | Western Front Way | Worple Press