Dapper Press is a brand new concept in self-publishing. Our mission is to elevate the self-publishing industry at large, and by gum, we’ll do it! Dapper Press was founded in 2014 by two writers, Steven Luna and Clayton Smith, who recognized a need for helpful self-publishing expertise and who were frustrated by the many small press and author services companies that focus on quantity over quality. Writers deserve better, and so do their books.
Dapper Press intends to reshape the publisher mold by creating new, fun, unique revenue streams that will allow writers to keep their hard-earned royalties. Authors interested in self-publishing can choose from Dapper’s full set of publishing services, from editing and formatting to book cover design and marketing advice. Dapper will also be forming its own, official publishing imprint in 2015! Luna and Smith have plenty of other tricks up their sleeves, too, like awards created to celebrate the best in self-publishing and programs designed specifically for readers.
Right now, literature fans can take advantage of the Dapper Press Lounge, a behind-the-scenes reading program unlike any other! (www.dapperpress.com/an-invitation) We’re also offering self-publishing tips on the blog in the Dapper Press Study. (www.dapperpress.com/blog)
Upon launch, we’ll offer a full set of self-publishing services, including:
- Developmental Editing
- Copy Editing/Proofreading
- Formatting (ebook and paperback)
- Cover Design (front, back, and spine)
- Front and Back Matter Development
- Marketing Tool Kit and Consultation
- Step-by-Step Publishing Consultation