Browse through our most frequently asked questions. We have categorized them to make it easier for you to find what you need. 

 

 If you have a question that is not listed here, please don't hesitate at all to contact us.  We are here to help!

General Questions

Q: What does google book search do with my book?


A: Google book search also known as google books, is a distribution service where google shows a sample of what is inside your book to show to potential customers. 20% of your book will be shown on google books. If interested, customers will be guided to a link where they can purchase your book.




Q: If I live outside the U.S., how will my book be able to reach people?


A: We will distribute your book online internationally. Your book will be available online all over the world targeting many audiences. Bookstores in your area will also be able to purchase your book to put on their shelves if they choose to.




Q: Will you also help in promoting and selling my book?


A: Yes. We do have other options for you to promote your book. We have Google book search, bookstore advertising, social media promotion, press release writing and Newswire distribution. Learn more about these options here. https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: What exactly do you do with the Press Release?


A: A Press Release is a valuable tool to get your book the exposure it deserves. Typically, we post a professionally written press release on our media page, where radio, newspaper and TV sources can view it. You can also send your press release to any media you choose. We understand the key elements of a well-written press release. Our team of press writers is on hand to expertly draft your press release to catch the eyes of reporters and editors. This is a great opportunity to make a big impact, announcing your book to the world. Learn more about this in ‘Our Options’ segment of this page: https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: Which retailers will get my book?


A: Your book will be available to 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 220 countries and territories around the world. Some of these partners are Amazon, Books a Million, Barnes and Noble, Ingram, Blackwell, Google Books and many others.




Q: How does the distribution works?


Holy Fire Publishing distributors reach 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 220 countries and territories around the world. Through Print On Demand process, your book will be readily available for your readers around the world.




Q: Where can I buy copies of my book at author's price?


You can order copies of your book by logging in to your account, and you will find a button that says place a book order. You will fill out your home shipping address, and how many copies. We will then send you an invoice for the discounted author price and shipping fee.




Q: How can our local retailers purchase my book for their shelves?


The retailers can find your book through their distributor. You can also tell that your book is available through Ingram. If they do not already work with Ingram, you can give this phone number for bookstores to get in contact with Ingram directly [Ingram Book Company 1-800-937-8200]




Q: My book isn't selling well, what can you suggest me do?


A good way to get more sales of your book would be to hold book signings, engage in your local community and church where people will get to know you! Create blogs and videos could help as well. We do have other options for you to promote your book. We have Google book search, bookstore advertising, social media promotion, press release writing and Newswire distribution. Learn more about these options here. https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: If I order books, will it come from America only?


It depends. We have printers located internationally. We can use these locations to print your books so shipping fees will not cost more.




Q: When you say “International Distribution”, what exactly does this mean?


International distribution means that we distribute your book online throughout the world. Bookstores in your area will have access to purchase your copies to put on their shelves. The shipping costs would be taken care of the bookstores, as they will be the ones that choose to purchase your book for their shelves.




Q: What does “Book store distribution availability” mean?


Our bookstore distribution availability means that your book is will be distributed and available to bookstores internationally.





Publishing Process

Q: What does google book search do with my book?


A: Google book search also known as google books, is a distribution service where google shows a sample of what is inside your book to show to potential customers. 20% of your book will be shown on google books. If interested, customers will be guided to a link where they can purchase your book.




Q: If I live outside the U.S., how will my book be able to reach people?


A: We will distribute your book online internationally. Your book will be available online all over the world targeting many audiences. Bookstores in your area will also be able to purchase your book to put on their shelves if they choose to.




Q: Will you also help in promoting and selling my book?


A: Yes. We do have other options for you to promote your book. We have Google book search, bookstore advertising, social media promotion, press release writing and Newswire distribution. Learn more about these options here. https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: What exactly do you do with the Press Release?


A: A Press Release is a valuable tool to get your book the exposure it deserves. Typically, we post a professionally written press release on our media page, where radio, newspaper and TV sources can view it. You can also send your press release to any media you choose. We understand the key elements of a well-written press release. Our team of press writers is on hand to expertly draft your press release to catch the eyes of reporters and editors. This is a great opportunity to make a big impact, announcing your book to the world. Learn more about this in ‘Our Options’ segment of this page: https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: Which retailers will get my book?


A: Your book will be available to 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 220 countries and territories around the world. Some of these partners are Amazon, Books a Million, Barnes and Noble, Ingram, Blackwell, Google Books and many others.




Q: How does the distribution works?


Holy Fire Publishing distributors reach 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 220 countries and territories around the world. Through Print On Demand process, your book will be readily available for your readers around the world.




Q: Where can I buy copies of my book at author's price?


You can order copies of your book by logging in to your account, and you will find a button that says place a book order. You will fill out your home shipping address, and how many copies. We will then send you an invoice for the discounted author price and shipping fee.




Q: How can our local retailers purchase my book for their shelves?


The retailers can find your book through their distributor. You can also tell that your book is available through Ingram. If they do not already work with Ingram, you can give this phone number for bookstores to get in contact with Ingram directly [Ingram Book Company 1-800-937-8200]




Q: My book isn't selling well, what can you suggest me do?


A good way to get more sales of your book would be to hold book signings, engage in your local community and church where people will get to know you! Create blogs and videos could help as well. We do have other options for you to promote your book. We have Google book search, bookstore advertising, social media promotion, press release writing and Newswire distribution. Learn more about these options here. https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: If I order books, will it come from America only?


It depends. We have printers located internationally. We can use these locations to print your books so shipping fees will not cost more.




Q: When you say “International Distribution”, what exactly does this mean?


International distribution means that we distribute your book online throughout the world. Bookstores in your area will have access to purchase your copies to put on their shelves. The shipping costs would be taken care of the bookstores, as they will be the ones that choose to purchase your book for their shelves.




Q: What does “Book store distribution availability” mean?


Our bookstore distribution availability means that your book is will be distributed and available to bookstores internationally.





Cost, Payment and Royalty related questions

Q: How much royalties will I receive with each book sold?


A: You will get to choose what your royalty amount is based on a few factors We have a Royalty Calculator which you can use to determine the price and royalty for your book. Our Royalty Calculator can be accessed via https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/royalty-calculator




Q: When will I receive my royalties?


A: We update book sales and send out royalty checks every quarter. We require at least a $20 balance in royalties before mailing out the checks.




Q: Can I order copies of my book to sell? If so, will there be a discount?


A: Yes, you can order copies of your book directly through us at a discounted rate. Simply send us an email at orders@holyfirepublishing.com with your address and how many copies you want to order. There is no minimum book count needed to place an orders.




Q: Will I get any free copies of my book when I purchase a publishing package?


A: Yes, all three of our packages come with free copies. The number of free copies vary according to package. You can find out more about the number of free copies here https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: Are there any other fees I need to pay aside from the publishing package costs?


A: The only fee we require after publishing has been completed, is the annual digital catalog fee that costs $19.99. This is also required by our printer and distributor to keep your book available for print.




Q: What happens when the annual digital catalog fee has not been paid?


A: It is a standard procedure that a book is cancelled without the annual digital catalog fee to keep the book available for printing, and distribution. You will receive multiple emails about the fee. If no action has been made, then, that will be the time for the book to be cancelled.




Q: Can I reactivate my book if it gets cancelled?


A: Yes. you will can activate your book again for a fee of $150.00 dollars.




Q: Can you publish a book first and just deduct the publishing fee in my books’ royalties?


A: Unfortunately, we do not have that kind of option for authors right now. However, we do have payment plans so you can get started soon.




Q: Why do I have to pay for a book revision?


A: Our printer requires payment every time we upload a new manuscript or cover. We also have to re-engage our publishing specialist or graphic designer to work on the revision. This is part of the reason why we charge a revision fee. Once a manuscript gets a final approval, the book files get closed. If there is a need for revision, we must reopen the working file and recreate another print ready file.




Q: What's the pricing and entire process of publishing with you?


We are a Christian publishing business, that has a team of publishing specialists, graphic artists, editors and managers working hard to turn your manuscript into a good-looking book ready for purchase. We offer three different publishing packages for you to choose for your book. We also have add-on services if you need editing or marketing with your book. You can view our different publishing packages and the costs through this link: https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer.




Q: Do you charge per page?


We do not charge per page, we take a different approach by offering three different publishing packages for you to choose for your book. It doesn't matter how many pages are in your book.




Q: Can you publish my book first and then just deduct the publishing package price from my book's royalties?


We are currently not set up to publish books without a downpayment. Since we give you as the author the power to set your own price and discount, and keep all royalties made on your book, we must charge a fee to get your book published and distributed out to the world.




Q: Can you send my book royalties directly to my foundation, organization, church or company?


For security purposes, we only send out royalty checks to the author, and no other person, company, or program. You as the author can do what you would like with your check after you receive it.




Q: Does your packages cover printing costs or just the publishing and marketing process?


All of our packages included publishing and distribution. We turn your manuscript into a good looking print ready book for purchase. There are free copies plus shipping that will be included in all of our packages. You can view what is included here: https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: How will I send payments for the publishing package and other add ons?


We accept multiple forms of payment. We use Paypal, Checks, our online store, Bank Transfers, Money Grams, and Western Union.




Q: Do you give advice, guidelines or suggestions for new authors about the pricing and royalties of their book?


We can certainly will recommend prices and royalties for your book. Our publishing specialist will be able to help answer those questions for you once we get started.





Book Distribution and Support

Q: What does google book search do with my book?


A: Google book search also known as google books, is a distribution service where google shows a sample of what is inside your book to show to potential customers. 20% of your book will be shown on google books. If interested, customers will be guided to a link where they can purchase your book.




Q: If I live outside the U.S., how will my book be able to reach people?


A: We will distribute your book online internationally. Your book will be available online all over the world targeting many audiences. Bookstores in your area will also be able to purchase your book to put on their shelves if they choose to.




Q: Will you also help in promoting and selling my book?


A: Yes. We do have other options for you to promote your book. We have Google book search, bookstore advertising, social media promotion, press release writing and Newswire distribution. Learn more about these options here. https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: What exactly do you do with the Press Release?


A: A Press Release is a valuable tool to get your book the exposure it deserves. Typically, we post a professionally written press release on our media page, where radio, newspaper and TV sources can view it. You can also send your press release to any media you choose. We understand the key elements of a well-written press release. Our team of press writers is on hand to expertly draft your press release to catch the eyes of reporters and editors. This is a great opportunity to make a big impact, announcing your book to the world. Learn more about this in ‘Our Options’ segment of this page: https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: Which retailers will get my book?


A: Your book will be available to 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 220 countries and territories around the world. Some of these partners are Amazon, Books a Million, Barnes and Noble, Ingram, Blackwell, Google Books and many others.




Q: How does the distribution works?


Holy Fire Publishing distributors reach 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 220 countries and territories around the world. Through Print On Demand process, your book will be readily available for your readers around the world.




Q: Where can I buy copies of my book at author's price?


You can order copies of your book by logging in to your account, and you will find a button that says place a book order. You will fill out your home shipping address, and how many copies. We will then send you an invoice for the discounted author price and shipping fee.




Q: How can our local retailers purchase my book for their shelves?


The retailers can find your book through their distributor. You can also tell that your book is available through Ingram. If they do not already work with Ingram, you can give this phone number for bookstores to get in contact with Ingram directly [Ingram Book Company 1-800-937-8200]




Q: My book isn't selling well, what can you suggest me do?


A good way to get more sales of your book would be to hold book signings, engage in your local community and church where people will get to know you! Create blogs and videos could help as well. We do have other options for you to promote your book. We have Google book search, bookstore advertising, social media promotion, press release writing and Newswire distribution. Learn more about these options here. https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/what-we-offer




Q: If I order books, will it come from America only?


It depends. We have printers located internationally. We can use these locations to print your books so shipping fees will not cost more.




Q: When you say “International Distribution”, what exactly does this mean?


International distribution means that we distribute your book online throughout the world. Bookstores in your area will have access to purchase your copies to put on their shelves. The shipping costs would be taken care of the bookstores, as they will be the ones that choose to purchase your book for their shelves.




Q: What does “Book store distribution availability” mean?


Our bookstore distribution availability means that your book is will be distributed and available to bookstores internationally.





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