Self-Publishing Australia

Bookstore-quality printing at affordable rates

Traditional book publishing can be a lengthy, uncertain process, often leading to rejection and limited creative control.

Self-publishing book printing empowers authors like you to bring your vision to life on your terms. Whether you have a novel, memoir, cookbook, or any other creative work, we’re here to help you make it a reality.

Printing and distribution of store-quality books across Australia!

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Your one-stop shop for superior, Australia self publishing book printing and distribution services

Are you an aspiring author eager to self-publish and print a novel? Whether you have a compelling story to share or a powerful message to convey in a non-fiction work, rest assured, we’re here to assist you. We offer a range of book printing and design services specifically tailored for self-publishers like you.

Welcome to the world of Australia self-publishing services, where your creative journey takes centre stage.

We are proud to offer the most competitive self-publishing book printing prices available in Australia, ensuring that your journey to becoming a published author is not only achievable but also budget-friendly.

We make self publishing a book easy!

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The self-publishing revolution!

Self-publishing has revolutionised the way authors bring their works to the world. It offers an avenue for creative expression and entrepreneurship, giving authors the autonomy they crave while providing readers with a diverse range of voices and stories.

In Australia, this revolution has gained remarkable momentum, empowering authors from all walks of life to turn their manuscripts into professionally published books with trusted publishing companies.

Embarking on your self-publishing book journey in Australia is an exciting endeavour.

Here’s a glimpse of how our publishing house will assist you:

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Self Publication Book Printing Customisation

With our self publish customisation options, you can bring your book to life, ensuring that every detail, from cover to binding, inks to paper, aligns perfectly with your artistic intent. Don’t settle for a one-size-fits-all approach with your self publishing printing – publish your very own book today.

Book printing for self publishers – you’re in the driver’s seat, and customisation is your secret weapon

Cover Materials

  • Hardcover (Casebound): Rigid, durable, and polished
  • Paperback (Softcover): Flexible, lightweight, and budget-friendly
  • Dust Jacket Hardcover: Hardcover with removable protective jacket
  • Board Book: Thick, child-friendly cardboard pages
  • Laminated Covers: Plastic-coated for added protection
  • Embossed or Debossed: Textured, appealing cover designs

Paper Selection

  • Standard
  • Premium
  • Matte
  • Glossy
  • Coated
  • Uncoated
  • Recycled
  • Acid-Free
  • Textured
  • Heavyweight
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth
  • Laid
  • Linen
  • Vellum
  • Parchment
  • Bond
  • Newsprint
  • Transparent (Translucent)
  • Synthetic

Ink Choice

  • Black Ink (Monochrome)
  • CMYK Ink (Full Color)
  • Pantone Matching System (PMS) Inks
  • Metallic Inks
  • Spot Color Inks
  • UV Inks
  • Water-Based Inks
  • Solvent-Based Inks
  • Dye-Based Inks
  • Pigment-Based Inks
  • Eco-Solvent Inks
  • Latex Inks

Binding Techniques

  • Spiral Binding: Pages coil-bound for lay-flat opening
  • Perfect Binding: Glued spine for sleek paperback look
  • Saddle Stitching: Folded sheets stapled along spine
  • Board Book: Rigid cardboard pages, ideal for children
  • Wire-O Binding: Wire loops for easy page turning
  • Flexi-Bound: Flexible yet durable cover option
  • Stitch Binding: Stapled spine, common for chapbooks
  • Tape Binding: Cloth or paper tape along spine
  • Comb Binding: Plastic comb spines for easy editing
  • Screw Post Binding: Threaded posts hold pages together
  • Lay-Flat Binding: Keeps book flat when open
  • Side-Stitching: Staples or stitches along the sides
  • Sewn Binding (Smyth Sewn): Durable sewn pages
  • Coptic Binding: Artistic stitched binding
  • Japanese Binding: Elegant, intricately stitched
  • Notch Binding: Pages interlock with notches
  • Concertina Binding: Accordion-like pages
  • Hidden Wire Binding: Concealed wire for clean look

Self-publish book printing

Self-publish book printing has transformed the world of book publishing, offering authors and readers unparalleled convenience and flexibility.

With the rise of self-publishing companies and websites, authors can now collaborate with self-publish experts to turn their literary dreams into reality.

Our self-publishing printing services ensure the process is hassle-free, and that each copy is printed and bound only when ordered, reducing waste and overhead costs.

Self-publishing offers a world of possibilities for customised, high-quality books tailored to your unique preferences.

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Frequently asked questions


The first step is to prepare your manuscript. Ensure it’s well-written, edited, and polished before you consider publishing options

The choice depends on your goals, timeline, and budget. Traditional publishing involves submitting your manuscript to publishers, while self-publishing and printing books gives you more control over the process

Self-publishing offers creative control, faster publication, and higher royalty rates. You can also reach a global audience without the need for a traditional publishing contract. Want to get your book published? Get in touch today.

We offer professional book cover design for self-publishing authors. Your cover should be eye-catching and representative of your book’s content

The timeline varies depending on the publishing route. Traditional publishing could take a year or more to print your book, while self-publishing allows for quicker publication, you could get your book published within a few months

The minimum and maximum page counts can vary depending on the printing method and binding type, but it typically ranges from 8 to 1,000+ pages.

Book publishing costs can include editing, cover design and printing. It’s essential to budget for these expenses. We pride ourselves on offering the best self publishing prices in Australia

Standard book sizes vary by genre and market, but common sizes for novels are 5.5″ x 8.5″ and 6″ x 9″

Book paper options include matte, glossy, or uncoated finishes, with different weights and textures to choose from

Our minimum print run is 50, you can print as many copies as you need


Book binding refers to the process of attaching or fastening together pages or leaves of a book to create a single volume

Common types include perfect binding, saddle stitching, wiro binding and case binding (hardcover)

Consider factors like the type of content, page count, intended use, budget, and desired aesthetics. Different binding types suit different purposes

Case binding is perfect for hardcover books that require durability and a sophisticated appearance, such as textbooks and collector’s editions

es, the type of binding chosen can impact printing costs, as some methods require more labor or specialized materials than others

There are various book binding types, each suited for different types of publications and purposes. Here’s a list of common book binding types and their ideal outputs:

  1. Perfect Binding:
    • Uses adhesive to bind the pages to the spine, creating a clean and professional look.
  2. Saddle Stitching:
    • Staples pages together along the fold, suitable for thinner publications.
  3. Spiral Binding (Coil or Wire-O):
    • Pages are bound with a spiral coil or wire, allowing the book to lay flat and providing durability.
  4. Case Binding (Hardcover):
    • Offers a sturdy and elegant cover, typically with a dust jacket, providing long-lasting protection to the content.
  5. Smyth Sewn Binding:
    • Pages are sewn together before binding, resulting in a durable and aesthetically pleasing finish.
  6. Comb Binding:
    • Uses plastic comb-like spines that allow for easy editing by adding or removing pages.
  7. Perfect Binding with Sewn Signatures:
    • Combines the durability of sewing signatures with the clean appearance of perfect binding.
  8. Tape Binding (Strip Binding):
    • Utilises a cloth tape strip with adhesive to bind the spine, providing a neat finish.
  9. Screw Post Binding:
    • Pages are held together by screw posts, allowing for easy removal and replacement of pages.
  10. Coptic Stitch Binding:
    • A decorative and exposed stitching technique that adds a unique, handmade appeal to the book.
  11. Japanese Stab Binding:
    • An ancient Japanese binding method that involves decorative stitching along the spine, creating an artistic finish.

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