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Vellum

Create beautiful books

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Vellum

Create beautiful books

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Ebooks Everywhere

Create ebooks for every platform: Kindle, Kobo, Apple Books, and more. Each specialized file can guide readers to buy your next book in their favorite store.

Completed a series? Combine everything into a box set in just a few steps.

  • Validated Files in EPUB 3 / EPUB 2
  • Image Optimization + Compression
  • ARCs for Beta Readers in EPUB + MOBI
  • ACE-Approved Accessible Output
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Painless Print

Choose your trim size, and Vellum does the rest, with automatic setup of margins, page numbers, and headers and footers.

Vellum even handles complex tasks like widow-handling and spread-balancing, giving you a professional result every time you generate.

  • Paperback or Hardcover
  • 14 Trim Sizes + Large Print
  • Full-Bleed Pages & Backgrounds
  • Professional-Grade PDF/X-1a
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Effortless Style

Use drop caps, embedded fonts, and flourishes, all with a click to select your favorite Style.
Add your own touch with custom ornaments and backgrounds.

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Designed for Books

  • Import your manuscript and Vellum builds everything for your book, including a Title Page and Table of Contents. Need to add a Copyright page or backmatter? You can do that right in Vellum.
  • Browse through Vellum’s Book Styles to find the best match for your book. As you do so, Vellum applies your selection to every chapter (even if you add new ones).
  • Use Vellum’s Preview to see how your ebook will appear on a range of devices, and to see how your book will look in print. The Preview updates instantly and with every edit.
  • When you’re happy with your book, generate ebooks and your print edition, all at once. Every edition stays in sync, even when you need to make changes.
  • Need to fix a typo? Add new backmatter? Return to Vellum whenever you need to update your book; you’ll have a new set of files in seconds.

What will you create?

Supernatural, Superhero, Spy Thriller, Shapeshifter, YA, NA, Dystopian, Urban, Steampunk, and Steamy.

Thousands of books have been Created with Vellum.

My go-to for formatting. I love the control it gives me.

— Hailey Edwards, author of Black Hat, White Witch

A lifesaver. It’s easy and has everything I need to make my pages beautiful.

— Rachel Leigh, author of His Hollow Heart

Absolutely love all the ways Vellum makes publishing seem effortless.

— Corinne O’Flynn, author of Undead Men Tell No Tales

I’m trading in my boyfriend for Vellum, because I am in LOVE.

— Maggie Evans, author of The Duet Dilemma

Vellum Press $249.99
Create Unlimited Ebooks + Paperbacks
Vellum Ebooks $199.99
Create Unlimited Ebooks
Price does not include tax
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  • Download Vellum for free
  • Build, Style, and Preview your book
  • Purchase when you’re ready to publish