Full-Color Publishing Package

The Full-Color Publishing Package for authors self-publishing a color book. As an industry-leading self-publisher, Outskirts Press can help you self-publish your book today.


Everything you need to self-publish your full-color book

If you are looking for a flexible publishing services that includes everything you need to successfully self-publish your book with a vibrant full-color interior, this is the publishing package for you.  It's the best value for full-color publishing available anywhere.

All children’s picture books and most other children’s books (except some chapter books) have full-color printing on the interior.  Many non-fiction books are enhanced by full-color printing (especially if there are charts or images inside).  Poetry books are also made more vibrant with a full-color inteiror.  And, of course, all memior/biography books and cookbooks only reach their full potential with vibrant full-color images on the interior.  

All books published under the Full-Color Publishing Package include a full-color cover AND a full-color interior with 20 author provided interior images included. 

If your book is adult fiction, or doesn’t call for full-color on the interior, you’ll want to review our black & white publishing packages here

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Everything you need to achieve your color publishing goals

Our exclusive Full-Color Publishing Package offers EVERYTHING you need to self-publish a high-quality, full-color book with industry-leading profit margins and more available services than anywhere else including custom full-color illustrations. Publishing with the Full-Color package gives you exactly what you need (without paying for things you don't) and allows you to add any a la carte services you may want.

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full-color publishing
Interior Printing Color
Free Author Copies
Formats Available (format-size/binding/paper color/cover finish)
One-on-One Author Support
Non-Exclusive Publishing Contract
Author Maintains 100% Rights
Manuscript Evaluation
Royalty Profit Margins
Industry Leading
ISBN & Scannable Barcode
Unlimited Worldwide Distribution
Bowker Books-in-Print Listing
Cover Design Choices
(20 options)
Professionally Designed or Illustrated Custom Cover
Cover Image Library

($99 value)
Author Photo (on back cover)
Industry-Standard Book Layout & Design
Enhanced or Custom Interior Book Layout & Design
Interior Images (author submitted)
($99 value)
Custom Illustrations
Interior Stock Images (10 pack)
Interior & Cover Proof Revisions (1 set)
Digital Author Galley Proof
Copyright Registration
Expedited Service
Hardback Edition (casebound or dust-jacketed)
Digital Download (PDF) Edition
Amazon Kindle Edition (full color)

($349 value)
Barnes & Noble NOOK Edition (full color)
Apple Books Edition (full color)
Google Play Edition (full color)
Audiobook Edition
Marketing Consultation
with Marketing Plan Development
Book Order Volume Discounts
Book Marketing COACH
Book Marketing RoadMap
Book Marketing Sales Sheet
Press Release (standard)
Customizable Book Webpage
(mobile-friendly with social media integration)
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Award-winning illustrations are often the difference between a good book and a GREAT one. Our amazing illustrators can’t wait to make your characters come to life. If you need illustrations for your book, we have over 40 illustration styles to choose from!

And illustrations are not just for children’s books! Non-fiction, poetry and cookbooks all have great opportunities for illustrations to enhance the interior layout and design of your book and further the impact of your content.

Illustrations make your book characters come to life! We have over 40 illustration styles to you can choose from to take your children's book from good to great!

If illustrations aren’t quite what you’re looking for, we also offer 10-packs of stock images to enhance the visual impact of your writing.

We can help you self-publish your full-color book in paperback, hardback, eBook and/or audiobook format so you can reach readers on every platform. More formats mean more book sales, which means more readers.

Outskirts Press can help you self-publish your book in paperback, casebound hardback, dust-jacket hardback, landscape format, square format, Barnes & Noble NOOK, Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and/or audiobook format.

We offer both glossy and matte covers in the book sizes that all authors are looking for. In fact, with 80 formats available, we’re sure you will find exactly the right size for your book. See details on all available binding, paper and cover finish options.

Full-Color Publishing Package trim sizes are (5x8, 5.5x8.5, 6x9, 6.14x9.21, 7x10, 8x10, 8.5x11, 8.5x8.5 square, and 11x8.5 landscape).

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Publishing & Marketing Suites for Books with

Full-Color Interiors

If you are looking for a complete package that includes everything you need to successfully self-publish AND market your book, and you have a children’s book, cookbook or memoir, choose from one of our One-Click suites for full-color interiors below.

These packages are set up with authors in mind and give you exactly the specific services you need based on the genre of your book.

Thanks so much! Very happy with the finished product– great illustrations and super design. Thanks to all!!

Tanja Nayak, award winning author of Stripe's Busy Night in the Bushveld

Stripe’s Busy Night in the Bushveld by Tanja Nayak with Whimsical style illustrations published by Outskirts Press.

A Sampling of Children's Books Published with this Package

Sadie the Super Hairo by Ki'mm Norita published by Outskirts Press.
The Velvet Ear Gang by Leslie Sherlock published by Outskirts Press.
Stripe’s Busy Night in the Bushveld by Tanja Nayak published by Outskirts Press.
Adam's Night Walk by M.R. Warriner published by Outskirts Press.

A Sampling of Adult Books Published with this Package

Lake Tahoe by Susan Rae Jahn published by Outskirts Press.
A Nantucket Experience by Shellie Dunlap published by Outskirts Press.
The Three Elements of Barbeque by Lee A. Brothers published by Outskirts Press.
Exposed by M. Rivero published by Outskirts Press.

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Print-on-Demand & Distribution-on-Demand

Our simple self-publishing process has turned thousands of writers, just like you, into published authors.

And, our print-on-demand distribution service means your book is never out of stock and you don‘t have to worry about storing inventory—each book is printed when it’s ordered and shipped directly to the retailer or buyer. Better for you, better for your book, better for the planet—everyone wins!

You pay only for copies you order yourself at your below-wholesale price and you never have to order books to keep your book in distribution.

See more details on our POD distribution network.

PRINT-ON-DEMAND BOOK PUBLISHING WITH OUTKSKIRTS PRESS: Once Outskirts Press publishes your book, it becomes available for bookstores to order worldwide. Online & offline bookstores can order copies of your book, which are printed and shipped once ordered. You, as the author, are paid royalties for every new book purchase for as long as your book remains in active distribution.
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