“If writing is the lightbulb, publishing is the electricity. Done well and working together, they can light up the skies.”

With the right team, anything is possible. The Masterpiece Publishing Path represents the pinnacle of independent publishing services. From manuscript to distribution and promotion (including a Book Teaser Trailer), every aspect of your book is crafted to the industry’s highest standards.

Whether your goal is to win fans, start a movement, change minds, or tell an amazing story, the Masterpiece Path can get you where you want to go.


At $14,999, the Masterpiece Path features a powerful suite of publishing services:



  • Hardcover, Softcover, and eBook Editions of Your Book

  • Editor’s Manuscript Evaluation (up to 120,000 words)

  • One Round of Copy Editing (up to 120,000 words)

  • One Round of Developmental Editing (up to 120,000 words)

  • Final Proofread (up to 120,000 words)

  • Back Cover Copy: About the Book & About the Author (Enhanced)

  • 4 Member Support Team (including dedicated Publishing Specialist)

  • Up to 97% Royalty

  • 100% Copyright Ownership

  • Non-Exclusive Contracts

  • 3 ISBNs & Barcode

  • Registration with the U.S. Copyright Office

  • Listing with Library & Archives Canada

  • 2 Hour Phone Consultation with Your Editor

  • Up to 70 Promotional Copies (50 Softcover, 20 Hardcover)


  • Elite Cover Design

  • Custom Book Cover

  • Custom Interior Layout

  • Black & White or Full Color interior

  • Priority Expedited Services

  • Early Cover Design Access

  • Advance Reader Copies (PDFs)

  • 3 Revision Rounds

  • 6 Hours for Layout Complexities

  • Electronic Book Proof

  • Physical Book Proof


  • Book Teaser Trailer (2 Versions)

  • 1-on-1 Book Promotion Coaching (4 Hours)

  • Personalized Book Promotion Plan

  • Unlimited access to The Chilton Method book marketing masterclass

  • Marketing 101 Toolkit

  • Author Website (Plus) with Bookstore Tracking Widget

  • Coming Soon Landing Page

  • Social Media Expert

  • 1/2 pg Placement & Summary in the FriesenPress Book Catalogue

  • Bookstore Sell Sheet

  • Amazon Exposure / Amazon Author Page

  • ForeWord Clarion Book Review

  • Kirkus Indie Book Review

  • Author Branding Package


  • Print Distribution: your book is available through over 50,000 bookstores, online booksellers, and libraries worldwide

  • Lifetime eBook Distribution: FriesenPress Online Bookstore, (with ‘Look Inside!’ Submission), Google Play Books (with ‘See Inside’ Submission), and Apple Books

  • Expanded eBook Distribution to Barnes & Noble Nook and Chapters Indigo Kobo

  • Book Return Insurance (2 Years)

  • Digital Rights Management (optional)

*Shipping and handling charges not included.
*Depending on the type of layout, full eBook distribution may not be available.

For even more detail about how our Masterpiece Path can guide you to success, chat with our Publishing Consultants at 1.800.792.5092 or fill out the form to schedule a call.