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Your Options

Which one is right for you?

Your story deserves the best, each Military Lives book is treated as an individual project. Costs will vary, therefore, depending upon the requirements of the client, but we offer four separate packages which cover all the basics.

Full details are given below, just click on a heading to view, with a quick reference on our Quickview page:

The Elementary Package:

The Elementary Package:

This book is based on three hours of interview time with the subject or their relative(s).

The maximum length of the book is 10,000 words (roughly 40-48 pages, including up to 20 black and white images). You will receive one client edit prior to artwork production, if you wish to make any changes, and one set of galley proofs. We allow a minimum of twelve weeks for research, writing and production time. Paperback books may be purchased at $8.00 each (+P&P), and will go on sale though Amazon and other online retailers, with 75% of net royalties from sales going to you, the client.

The cost for this package is $2,599.00, payable in instalments.

The Classic Package:

The Classic Package:

This book is based on four hours of interview time with the subject or their relative(s).

The maximum length of the book is 15,000 words (roughly 56-64 pages, including up to 25 black and white images). Colour images are available in this package as an option, at extra cost. You will receive one client edit prior to artwork production, if you wish to make any changes, and one set of galley proofs. We allow a minimum of fifteen weeks for research, writing and production time. There is an option within this package for an e-book to be produced, at extra cost. Paperback books may be purchased for $8.75 each (+P&P), and will go on sale through Amazon and other online retailers, with 80% of net royalties from sales going to you, the client.

The cost for this package is $3,199.00, payable in instalments.

The Prestige Package:

The Prestige Package:

This book is based on five hours of interview time with the subject or their relative(s).

The maximum length of the book is 20,000 words (roughly 66-78 pages, including up to 30 black and white images). Colour images are available in this package as an option, at extra cost. You will receive one client edit prior to artwork production, if you wish to make any changes, and one set of galley proofs. We allow a minimum of eighteen weeks for research, writing and production time. There is an option within this package for an e-book to be produced, at extra cost. Paperback books may be purchased for $9.50 each (+P&P), and will go on sale through Amazon and other online retailers, with 85% of net royalties from sales going to you, the client.

The cost for this package is $3,899.00, payable in instalments.

The Distinction Package:

The Distinction Package:

This book is based on six hours of interview time with the subject or their relative(s).

The maximum length of the book is 25,000 words (roughly 84-100 pages, including up to 35 black and white images). Colour images area available in this package as an option, at extra cost. You will receive one client edit prior to artwork production, if you wish to make any changes, and one set of galley proofs. We allow a minimum of twenty-one weeks for research, writing and production time. We will also produce an e-book in Kindle format. Paperback books may be purchased for $10.00 each (+P&P), and will go on sale through Amazon and other online retailers, with 90% of net royalties from sales going to you, the client.

The cost for this package is $4,999.00, payable in instalments.

Payments are made in four instalments, as each stage of the project is completed, so you are able to spread the cost over several weeks. Please contact us for further information.

All packages – What is included?

All research, writing, editing, proof-reading, design, and artwork costs are included in the price quoted.

Interviews are carried out by phone or Skype, unless you request an in-person interview, which is quoted separately, to allow for expenses. All research is carried out independently and verified using military experts.

All books are professionally typeset and designed, with photographs inserted in blocks, depending on the size of the book.

Covers are designed by a professional graphic design company, the cost of which is included.

Extras:

Colour images
price on application
In-person interviews
price on application
E-book production
from $480.00

If none of the above packages suit you, and you are looking for something a little bit different, please contact us by email, and we will happily provide you with an individual quotation for your project.

If you are looking for a book to commemorate more than one person, perhaps one of our Heritage books would suit, please take a look at our Heritage section, or contact us by email, for further details.