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Martins the Printers

Martins the Printers is an independent family-owned book printers with a history dating back to 1892. They have operated from Berwick-upon-Tweed, in the North East of England since this time. In the 1950s the company started to concentrate on its book publishing connections and has remained dedicated to book printing ever since.

Most of their turnover comes from major international publishers, where, without exception, they have a close working partnership based on successful trading together. Of course, they also work with smaller publishers and welcome new business.

Over recent years, the company has made significant investment in pre-press, presses, folding and binding to meet increasing customer demand and to give rapid turnaround times with excellent service.

They now print in full colour or black and white both on litho utilising CTP or on the latest digital presses. All binding and finishing is performed on site.

Lumphanan Press

The Lumphanan Press is a publishing house for self-publishers. We help to guide authors through the many different and specialised elements to self-publishing, providing the advice and skills necessary to produce a professional final publication.

We’re a small and friendly company, based in rural Aberdeenshire but covering the whole of Scotland, who offer a full range of publishing services from editorial through to design, sales and marketing. We’re flexible in our approach and are happy to take on anything from a quick short-story proof-read to a full publication package.

We also have experience of copy-editing for university academics and doctoral students, and can offer book-design & typesetting services to clients in the publishing trade. We have a particular speciality in the design and typesetting of poetry, although we work across all genres of fiction and non-fiction.

Please get in touch for an informal discussion of your project and to find out how we might be able to help.

Services include:
Editorial & proof-reading (covering both English and Scots), copywriting, indexing, book-design, typesetting, cover design, sales and marketing, ebook creation and more.

Indie Authors World

Indie Authors World provides friendly professional publishing services – editor, cover design, interior design and marketing for print and eBooks for writers who choose to self-publish. We can produce fiction, nonfiction, children’s, business, self-help and more in black and white and full colour.

We are Kim and Sinclair Macleod, based in Largs and authors ourselves. We have all the technical and design skills needed to produce your book alongside marketing knowhow, positive psychology mindset and entrepreneurial spirit needed to be successful in self-publishing.

We arrange print on demand global distribution and wide eBook distribution for your books while you keep 100% of your royalties. Your books are on sale in 70 online retailers worldwide.

We understand that creating your book is only part of the job – so we provide training on publishing, marketing, and developing a positive mindset.  We have established a local and global community of Indie Authors to help encourage you to reach your goals. Our community are very important to us, we believe that through supporting each other we all rise. 100% of our authors would recommend us to a friend.

We have monthly Indie Author Café meetings in Waterstones Bookshop in Sauchiehall St, Glasgow. We help you to reach readers and highlight your books with our online book club, Indie Author Marketplace days, Book Week Scotland events and much more.

If you are thinking of publishing, then check out our website for full details of our books and services. Kim offers free consultations to explore if self-publishing is right for you.

Biblichor Book Production

Established in 2016, Biblichor provides typesetting and design services to independent publishers, academic institutions and heritage bodies.

We produce many fiction, non-fiction, verse, text-book and academic titles. Our particular expertise is in design-led and image-heavy projects and we are experienced working in foreign languages including Gaelic, Russian, Japanese and the languages of China, Oceania and the Middle-East.

Our other services include the creation of facsimile content for out-of-print analogue titles, eBook/epub, open source, reprographic, art-working and data entry/conversion.  We can offer cost-saving advice on unusual or complex projects and we’re happy to tackle messy, fragmented or heavily copy-edited manuscripts.

Titles which give a good example of our work include Native and Roman on the Northern Frontier (Society of Antiquaries), Purgatory and The Story of Looking (Canongate Books), Poets of the Chinese Revolution (Verso), the Muriel Spark Centenary Editions (Polygon), 101 Problems and Solutions in Historical Linguistics (EUP) and If I Survive: Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection (EUP).

Clients include: Birlinn, Canongate Books, Dunedin Academic Press, Edinburgh University Press, John Donald, Polygon, Sandstone Press, Society of Antiquaries, Thi Wurd, University of Wales Press and Verso.