Publishing FAQ’s

WHAT TYPES OF WORKS DO YOU PUBLISH?

  • Academic
  • Anthologies
  • Bible Studies
  • Biographies
  • Business
  • Children’s Books
  • Devotionals
  • Directories
  • Educational
  • Inspirational
  • Journals
  • Motivational
  • Poetry
  • Self-Improvement
  • Technical
  • Workbooks

ARE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES INCLUDED?

Higgins Publishing offers distribution services to 39,000 retail outlets to help increase direct sales, wholesale orders, merchandising sales, and motion picture and screenplay book deals for specific publishing packages offered.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET PUBLISHED?

It can take up to three months or more.

DO YOU PROVIDE THE ISBN NUMBER?

Yes, we provide the ISBN for all titles we publish.

DO I NEED TO COPYRIGHT MY MANUSCRIPT?

We provide copyright service with our publishing packages.

DO I KEEP MY RIGHTS FOR MY MANUSCRIPT?

Yes, authors retain all their rights to their works.

DO YOU OFFER EDITING SERVICES?

Yes, we provide lite editing services.

ARE PROOFS PROVIDED?

Yes, up to 3 electronic proofs are provided at no additional charge. Any additional digital or physical proofs incur charges.

WHAT IS THE ROYALTY STRUCTURE?

Authors keep 100% of the profit when ordering books through Higgins Publishing online “Authors Hub.” Authors also receive 80% for speaking engagements, 40% of what Higgins Publishing receives for softback & E-books, and 20% of what Higgins Publishing receives for hardcover books on a quarterly basis, for three years from date of publication.

DO YOU OFFER PRINT ON DEMAND?

Yes, the minimum quantity is 25 books per order at 40% off the retail price for softback books & 20% off the retail price for hardcover books. Discounted author orders do not qualify royalties.

HOW OFTEN ARE ROYALTIES PAID? 

Author royalties are distributed via Paypal.com on a quarterly basis on thelast day of the following months: February, May, August,  November.

ARE MANUSCRIPTS AUTOMATICALLY ACCEPTED?

Before a manuscript is accepted for publication, the author must submit a synopsis for consideration.  Submission consideration can take up to 30 business days for a response if author manuscript is chosen for publication.

DO YOU PUBLISH AUTHORS YEAR ROUND? 

Due to the high demand for our services, manuscript submission announcements are posted when we are accepting manuscripts for publishing consideration, or on a client referral basis only.

DO YOU PROVIDE PROMOTION SERVICES?

Yes, we provide promotion services for an additional fee.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Publishing Packages range from $1499.  

DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS? 

Yes, 50% can be paid at the onset of your project, and the balance upon proof approval for select packages.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

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