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Freelance Book Formatters & Book Scanning Services

Below is a list of book formatters who do freelance work. Click on their site names to visit their sites and learn more about their work and pricing.  A list of Book Scanning Services is a the end of the Formatters list. If you know of a resource we’ve missed, please email us via the Contact Page in the navigation bar.

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11-Eleven Electronic Publishing Services

Melinda Cote offers formatting and custom HTML coding for ebook formats and enhanced (multimedia) ebooks, plus uploading service to major online retailers.

52 Novels

formats into .epub (Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo), Kindle’s .azw (Amazon) and can prepare your book for Smashwords, CreateSpace and LightningSource.

A Thirsty Mind Book Design

Pam Headrick formats .epub, .mobi and print book files as well as MS Word files; additional services include scanning print books with OCR software, additional graphics and flourishes, editing and website design.

Author Options

individual or packaged services include book/ebook formatting, uploading to ebook retailers, illustrations, cover design, social media assistance, and more.

Author’s Life Saver

Jessica offers formatting for Kindle, Nook, iPad, Sony, and POD via CreateSpace.

BB eBooks

formats .epub and .mobi files for fiction and non-fiction books; can provide PDF files for print-on-demand books on request.

Cactus Rose Books

Allison Welsh offers formatting packages for .epub, .mobi and PDF print interior files for print-on-demand.

Country Mouse Design

Custom layout formats for digital and print books, including text embellishments, drop caps, custom scene dividers and embedded images; produces .epub, .mobi and .pdf interiors

Ebook Enhancers

Pravin and the team offer digital conversion for ePub, ePub3, mobi, fixed layout and Smashwords .docs and can accept incoming files in any format.  Average turn around time (TAT) is 72 hours or less. Based in India, formats in English and numerous foreign languages.

eBook Formatting Fairies

Marie Force and her team create generic and/or custom epub and mobi files, formatted Smashwords .docs, and print layout files for CreateSpace. Also offers cover design, copy editing services and can upload epub files to Apple.

eBook Formatting

Bob Houston offers eBook Formatting for Smashwords, Amazon/Kindle, Barnes & Noble/Nook, iBooks, and Kobo as well as CreateSpace and Lightning Source, Print on Demand, interior book design.

Ebook Launch

formatting for Google Play, Amazon and Smashwords plus Print On Demand. Cover design is available.

eBook Prep

offers a variety of packages that includes formatting and cover design.

Enterprise Book Services

Jim McKitrick produces .epub, .mobi and Smashwords .doc formats and offers pricing based on book word-count and number of formats needed. Editing, proofreading and express formatting also available.

offers formatting for Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Kobo, AllRomance eBooks and CreateSpace; .pdf conversion to text and digital formatting of picture/children’s books also available; can also provide uploading services.

From Print to eBook

Chris Moore specializes in converting manuscripts and books already in print into ebooks – ready for upload to Amazon Kindle KDP, Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo etc., using hand-coded CSS/XHTML in the process – ensuring reliable display across a whole range of eReaders – old and new generation. He also offers PDF print formatting to CreateSpace specifications and eBook PDF production.

Guido Henkel

can format into .epub (Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo) with metadata, plus .mobi, .lit, .pdf and more.


April Martinez offers book design, e-book formatting, promotional material, website design, and original cartoon illustration.

Jaad Book Design

offers book interior design and formatting for novels and non-fiction; can work with images, tables, footnotes, indexes and bulleted text.

The Killion Group, Inc

does print and ebook formatting as well as cover design, PR and marketing services

Libris in CAPS

Mitchell Rhodes offers “by-hand” formatting, meaning that he fully cleans the manuscript text prior to ebook conversion to .mobi or .epub files.  Also offers proofreading services and formats for CreateSpace.

LK E-Book Formatting

can format into .epub (Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo), Kindle’s .azw (Amazon) plus .pdf, .html, .rtf, and .lit.

Ben Bryant and his team at Make My eBook offer a straightforward upload service that converts your Word .doc to .epub and .mobi formats.  This is an automated conversion and delivery of your files is 48 hours or less.

Mayfly Design

Book designer Ryan Scheife  specializes in all aspects of book design, including cover design, page design, typesetting, and eBook formatting for your digital books.

Meredith Bond

can format into .epub (Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo) and .mobi, plus offers PDF, formatting for Smashwords and CreateSpace.

Mountainview Books

Family-owned publisher offers ebook (epub 2 and mobi) formatting as well as print interior design. Can also offer editing, cover design and complete packages.

Pam McCutcheon

Pam offers scanning (including optional proofreading of the OCR output) and book formatting services as well as editing.

Polgarus Studio

Tal and Jason provide ebook and print formatting for novels, non-fiction and poetry suitable for Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Smashwords and CreateSpace


SPS, or Self-Publishing Services, offers digital and print interior formatting suitable for major online retailers; they also offer editing, uploading to all platforms and ISBN and copyright registration assistance.

The Second Sentence

Elisabeth Foley formats your Word .doc or .docx book file into .mobi, .epub and Smashwords-ready .doc formats suitable for uploading.  She is open to most genres of fiction, but not horror, erotica, or any books with pervasive profanity or sexual content.

Tugboat Design

custom print and e-book cover design, along with interior formatting, promotional material design, and website design for authors.

Woven Red Author Services

Joan Leacott converts your Word (PC, Mac, or mobile) document into a format suitable for uploading to Kobo Writing Life, Amazon KDP, iBooks, Barnes & Noble NOOK, and other fine retailers and distributors. Woven Red also designs beautiful book interiors for uploading to CreateSpace and other printing services.

Wyrding Ways Press

Travis Simmons offers digital (ePub, ePub3 and mobi) and print book formatting and interior design. The company also offers editing and book cover design.

Book Scanning Services


11-Eleven Electronic Publishing Services
Custom Book Scanning
Dreamzworld Solutions
Untreed Reads
Bound Book Scanning
Blue Leaf Book Scanning Service
Book Baby Book Scanning Services

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