What we do. Tabby House’s book-packaging services include
Bid and Contract:
Difficulty of editing based on a
review of twenty or more pages of the manuscript,
knowing the number and type of illustrations, if any,
the style of cover (case with jacket, paperback, etc.)
and the number of copies the author wants. No extra
charges unless the author decides to make
substantial changes to the book.
The Chicago Manual of Style
Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary
, standards of
the book trade, plus fact checking. The client will
receive two drafts for review plus a final set of proofs.
uggest minor rewrites but
usually will ask our client to make the changes or we
can do them with author’s input and approval.
Extensive rewrites or additions might result in
Client input for fonts selection,
running heads, and chapter openings plus art and
illustration sizing and placement.
We work with authors in the selection of
elements. Some covers are designed in-house, others
are more complicated than we can do and a
professional cover designer is selected to achieve the