Publishing FAQ's

WHAT TYPES OF WORKS DO YOU PUBLISH?
  • Academic
  • Anthologies
  • Bible Studies
  • Biographies
  • Business
  • Children's Books
  • Cookbooks
  • Devotionals
  • Directories
  • Educational
  • Inspirational
  • Journals
  • Motivational
  • Poetry
  • Self-Improvement
  • Technical
  • Workbooks
  • Yearbooks

 

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 TO MY MANUSCRIPT?

Yes, you retain all your rights to your works.

DO YOU OFFER EDITING SERVICES?

Yes, we provide 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?

General Books: 

  • You keep 100% of the profit when ordering books online at our site.
  • You receive 80% for speaking engagements.
  • You receive 40% of the net proceeds for E-book & Hardcover sales at our site.
  • You receive 40% of what Higgins Publishing receives for Softcover and E-Book sales through the distribution channels.
  • You receive 20% of what Higgins Publishing receives for Hardcover sales through the distribution channels.

Anthologies: 

  • The primary author & co-authors keep 100% profit from personal sales.
  • The primary author & co-authors receive 80% of personal speaking engagements.
  • The primary author receives 20% of the net proceeds for E-book & Hardcover sales at our site.
  • The primary author receives 20% of what Higgins Publishing receives for Softcover, Hardcover, and E-Book sales through the distribution channels.
  • The primary author and co-authors receive 30% Annual Holiday Bonus of the net proceeds of Softcover sales at our site, equally divided.
  • The primary author/affiliate receives 10% commission on co-author orders. 

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 the last day of the following months: February, May, August, November.

ARE MANUSCRIPTS AUTOMATICALLY ACCEPTED?

Before a manuscript is accepted for publication, you must submit a synopsis for consideration.  Submission consideration can take up to 30 business days for a response if your 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 $999.

DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS?

Yes, we offer publishing packages on select packages offering affordable publishing options.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

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