• Self publishing for Fiction and non fiction books
    Poetry Books
    Academic Books
    Fiction Novels
    Recipe Books
    Family Histories
    Non Fiction
    Romance Novels
    Technical Books
    Children's Books
    Historical Books
    Short Stories & Essays
    Diaries and Journals
    Self Development Books
  • Self Publishing from your word processor files
    Personal service from a Family Owned Business, we invite you to visit our premises
    Speak to the Owner/Manager
    Discuss what you wish to produce
    See samples of our work, paper stocks & binding etc
    Check your artwork for suitability
    Learn about the best options available to you
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  • Self Publishing with a choice of binding
    Self Published Book with Soft Cover
    Self Publish Hard Cover Book
    Self Publishing with Saddle Stitched Cover
    Self Publishing with a choice of binding
    Soft Cover (Paperback style)
    Hard Cover
    Saddle Stitched (Magazine style)
  • Self Publishing from your word processor files
    Self Publishing from computer files
    Self Publishing from your word processor files
    Microsoft Word or Publisher
    Indesign, CorelDraw or Illustrator
    Acrobat PDF files
    Need advice, contact us
  • Self Publishing from your word processor files
    Self Publishing from computer files
    We cater for
    Short & Long run
    Self Publishing
    Competitive prices for short run publishing
    Equipped to handle large volume self published books

Considering Self Publishing? Self publish with Clark & Mackay

A Brisbane based company servicing all of Australia's self publishing requirements

Being a Brisbane based family owned business we can offer you a personal self publishing service. Unlike web based self publishing companies we are happy to have you visit us and ask questions and discover the options open to you for self publishing, whether it be a traditional book or an ebook. Give us a call, make an appointment and speak with the owner and manager face to face.

Our manager and his self publishing team are happy to talk about what you want to produce and get a realistic self publishing quote and plenty of self publishing advice. We can produce examples of various self published books and their different binding methods, show you different paper stock samples, and if you are supplying your own self published book artwork we can also check your files to make sure it will be suitable for publishing and producing your book and inform you of any issues we find.

For those Australian self publishers who live outside the Brisbane region, please feel free to telephone our offices during business hours and speak to our consultants, or contact us by email. We have a file upload facility for artworks, we post your proofs to you, and the finished books can be delivered to any region in Australia.

Ready to self publish, contact Clark & Mackay

Clark & Mackay specialise in self publish books. Our sales team are very happy to help you in all facets of self publishing your book. No matter where you are in Australia, no matter where you are in Queensland, or even if you live in Brisbane, we are happy to provide all the assistance for producing your self published book.

We save you time, money and stress

Book self publishing is a hands on experience and we wish you to be involved with as many aspects as possible. The publication is going to be YOUR self publish book that is why our sales team is there to help you make the right decisions in self publishing your book. We try to make the self publishing process economical and yet rewarding.

How will my book look?

Book self publishing is not only about the artwork, there are numerous ways of binding your self published book, different stocks of paper for both the text and the cover of your self publish book, as well as different protective coatings and finishes for the cover of your publication. Our factory situated in Brisbane Queensland, is fitted with the equipment to quickly and economically produce your self published book and our sales staff are very happy to advise you on the best and most economical method for producing a professional article you will be proud to publish and market.

Our self publishing team can also assist with the generation of ebooks for the expanding digital market. We can code the layout of the book and design an eye catching cover and bring it all together to present you with ebook files in formats that can be used to sell on major booksellers websites.

Artwork, what are my options?

When it comes to self publishing we understand both money and time are serious constraints that is why Clark & Mackay self publishing have flexible options for your book and cover artrwork.

You can supply all the artwork your self, from a word processing programme or desktop publishing software. Our art department can then produce proofs of your artwork, exactly as it will print for you to do final checks.

The second option is that you produce the artwork for the text of your self published book but you allow our graphic design team to create an appealing cover design. The cover of any book is its most important selling point and our Brisbane based art department is very happy to assist you in producing an eye-catching artwork from your document or images, that you will be proud to display on your self published book.

The third option is to allow Clark & Mackay self publishing to layout and design and produce the artwork for both the text and the cover. You can supply your word processor files, images and documents and we will create a professionally designed self publishing title from cover to cover.

We also can advise and assist with the ISBN number and barcode for your self published book.

Self publishing artwork service

Flexible Self Publishing

Whether your self publish book is a fiction or non-fiction novel, autobiography, children's story, family history or a poetry anthology we would love to help you self publish. If you have treasured journals or diaries of family members and wish to have them published to print then we can help. We can also help with self publishing educational and academic books. For authors of self development / self help books we can assist you in getting your message out there. If you wish to self publish we are happy to produce you self publication.

Even if the self publishing is a small quantity for friends or family we are happy to produce your self published book, we often print short run family histories for people wishing to document their family's achievements for future generations.

Clark & Mackay's inhouse printing also caters for large quantity self publishing print runs for distribution and sales. Having a fully equipped offset printing division we have the knowledge and equipment to handle all your self publishing needs.

Contact us, we are happy to provide all the self publishing help and information you need to print and produce your self publish book. Whether you live in Brisbane or else where in Australia, contact us for a quote and helpful advice on self publishing.

For those authors just starting in self publishing and wishing to do their own artwork, we supply a number of Microsoft word templates for creating your self published book. They are designed to help with the initial process of creating a word document to use as artwork for self publishing.
View Word Templates

Need Advice and a Price

We are happy to advise on the best solution and a competitive price on your self publishing requirements.

Would you like to talk to a member of our team

Our sales representatives are happy to help answer all your self publishing questions.