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 FOR ONE AUTHOR?

  • You keep 100% of the profit when you order books online at our site.
  • You receive 80% of net receipts of speaking engagement bookings.
  • You receive 60% of net receipts for television, film, and movie merchandising sales.
  • You receive 40% of net receipts for Softcover & E-Book sales.
  • You receive 20% of net receipts for Hardcover sales.

DO I RECEIVE ROYALTIES IF I WRITE A CHAPTER TO BE INCLUDED IN AN ANTHOLOGY WITH MULTIPLE CO-AUTHORS?

  • You keep 100% of the profit when you order books online at our site.
  • You receive 80% of net receipts of personal speaking engagement bookings.
  • You receive 60% of net receipts for television, film, and movie merchandising sales for your personal chapter.
  • You receive 40% of net receipts for Softcover & E-Book sales and 20% of net receipts of Hardcover sales divided equally between active author and co-authors, paid on New Year's Eve as an Annual Holiday Bonus.

Author and Co-Author personal purchases are not included.

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. 

HOW OFTEN ARE ROYALTIES PAID? 

Author royalties are distributed via Paypal.com on a quarterly basis on the last day of the following months: January, April, July, and October.

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 $699.

DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS?

Yes, we offer payment plans on all packages.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

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