Publishing Services

Each author agreement includes both softcover, trade-print and digital editions of the manuscript.

Both Zimbell House Publishing and Temptation Press provide the following:


Editorial Services: Four-Stage Standard Professional Editing

  • Our Standard Editing includes: developmental,  line, copy,  and proof-reading
  • Editorial Galley Proofs: In both electronic and print format

Professional Interior Layout and Formatting: For print and digital formats

Unlimited Black & White Interior Illustration Insertions (provided by author)

Unlimited Full Color Interior Illustration Insertions (provided by author)

Custom Full Color Cover Design: We provide professional cover design or our art department can also work with your design

Identification Services: Includes ISBN with Barcode; Library of Congress Control Number & Registration; U.S. Copyright Registration for every version of your book that we publish

Twenty (20) copies of the book in print: softcover (trade paperback) format for your personal use (Additional copies of the book can be purchased at a deep discount.)

Distribution Channels:, Kindle, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords (for eReader distributions), Baker & Taylor, Ingram, as well as many other industry wholesale channels

Expanded print distribution via Books in Print, Amazon (European, Middle East, Far East, and Pacific Islands, as available.) Additional global online retailers, bookstores, and libraries, as available

Our Author Marketing Kit which includes:

  • Author Marketing Guide
  • 250 Custom Bookmarks
  • 50 Custom Postcards with QR Codes
  • Sell Sheets
  • Full Cover Posters
  • Book Trailer

Additional Marketing Assistance: (No extra cost)

  • Book Listing & Featured Author pages on our Zimbell House Publishing website for the term of the Author Agreement
  • Inclusion in the Zimbell House Publishing Social Media promotions for the term of the Author Agreement
  • Book Club Support

Hardcover Options:

You may also have your manuscript produced in a hardcover version.

Cover options: You may choose between case laminate or cloth bound with dust-jacket.  If you choose cloth bound, you have a choice of cloth colors and imprint. 

The additional ISBN and Barcode are included.  Contact us for details and pricing at

Large Print Options:

We offer Large Print editions of your trade paperback and/or hardcover book.  Contact us for details and pricing at

Need an Illustrator?  Professional Illustration Services are also available in three levels of detail.

  • Personal Touch
  • Fine Detail
  • Intricate Detail

Technical Specifications:

Excluding *Children’s Books and Specialty Books, our print books are the industry standard for Trade Paperback (softcover): 6″ x 9″; white or cream pages; Perfect Bound; black & white or full color illustration/photographic insertions; gloss or matte finish cover.  All illustrations/photographs must be submitted in 300 dpi, .jpg format.

*Children’s Books and Specialty Books have a variety of industry standard sizes to choose from and utilize a crisp white paper; are Perfect Bound, feature full color illustration/photographic insertions; and may have either a gloss or matte finish cover.  All illustrations/photographs must be submitted in 300 dpi, .jpg format. Please have your illustrator/photographer contact us if they have any questions.