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The Value of a Story

A book is like a conversation with a friend. A personally made book creates a conversation that continues long after the person themselves is gone.

Creating a book with NextGen Story is an investment that pays off not just now, but for generations to come.

 

Book Publishing Cohort

Doing it yourself doesn't mean you have to be BY yourself - join the cohort for exclusive workshops, one-on-one meetings, work sessions, and community.

Includes:

  • Exclusive workshops with Mali at specific milestones

  • Easy-to-follow worksheets throughout the publishing process

  • Monthly group check-in and accountability sessions (max. 5 people per group)

  • A monthly one-on-one check-in with Mali, and ongoing email coaching

  • Templated cover design & templated interior design (2 rounds of simple revisions)

  • Printing of one (1) proof and one (1) final copy, hardcover perfect bound

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Investment: $175 per month with 10-month commitment


$200/month for monthly commitment

Benefit from the expertise and insight of a publisher's eye on your work at key points in the process. Your work + our insights = a published book, finished this year.

Includes:

All features of "Basic", as well as
 

  • Once you have completed a first full draft, one (1) full manuscript review / developmental edit to give overall comments and suggestions.

  • Once you have a manuscript ready for design, one (1) round of general editing

  • ISBN (to allow public sale / distribution to libraries)

  • Distribution to online & bookstore retailers (including Amazon, etc)

Note: Cost varies depending on length of text - this is for up to 30,000 words

Investment: $250 per month with 10-month commitment


$300/month for monthly commitment

This is what you will need to get your book "production ready". With multiple rounds of editing, copy-editing and proofreading you will produce a book you can be proud of.

Includes:

All features of "Basic", as well as
 

  • Once you have completed a first full draft, one (1) full manuscript review / developmental edit to give overall comments and suggestions

  • After developmental edit, one (1) round of stylistic edits to improve sentence structure, flow, and readability

  • Once you have a manuscript ready for design, one copy-edit for consistency/grammar
  • Once you have a print-ready proof, one final proofread
     

Note: Cost varies depending on length of text - this is for up to 30,000 words

Investment: $390 per month, 8 or 10-month commitment required to complete the process


Bump up to 60,000 words)