The Last Word In Books helps authors format their books for either digital media like Kindle and Nook, or for hard copy distribution. They make it clear that they are not a publishing house but a publishing consultant. The difference being that they will assist the author get to the place they need to be, and will help them get there, but will not take either the rights or the control from the author.
“Everyone needs a little help from time to time,” says owner Mary Moore, “Some authors are able to get their work to a particular point and no further. We offer that additional push without a major investment or loss of command on their part.”
The North Pole Press offers its work on the Santa Claus Trilogy as an example of what they can do. Their literary works Believe Again, The North Pole Chronicles and Faith, Hope & Reindeer show how much can be done without hefty costs up front.
Joe Moore the author, and marketing arm, of The North Pole Press states, “Look up either title on Google or take a look at the social media surrounding them, it is quite impressive.”
“The good and bad news,” Moore comments, “is that self-publishing has made it easier to publish, but harder to get it out there among the cacophony of new titles everyday. Every effort needs to be made to stand out from the crowd. The more tools you implement, the more success you will have.”
The North Pole Press services vary widely, and they offer bundled packages or a la carte services, depending on how much assistance an author needs. “We are here to guide the author to the place they want to get to, we don't take charge of the project. This is why we have very reasonable rates for each service. As we are all trying to get to the same place, we just want to help others get to where we already have been,” Mary Moore explains.
Their website, http://thenorthpolepress.com, discuss their services in detail under the headings 'Publishing Consulting' and 'Book Design'. Joe Moore concluded, “We hope that any serious author consults with us so that we can all see a measure of success in our books. There are a lot of great stories out there, and we think each one should be heard.”