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: How many printed books can a customer order once the publishing process is done?


A: Since we are an on demand publisher, books are ordered and sent out to customers as they are purchased. Once publishing is complete, customers can already purchase your book online. There are no limits in terms of number of books can be purchased.




Q: How long will it take to publish my book?


A: It typically takes 30 to 60 days to publish a book. That time can vary depending on email response time. Other services added in the middle of the process may affect the timeframe, too.




Q: Is there anything else needed to publish my book, that is not included in the publishing packages?


A: Everything you need to publish a book is already included in our publishing packages. You do not need to purchase anything else from other companies. We also offer editing and typing services for a separate cost.




Q: If I have a revision, how many free books will I receive?


A: There are no free books with revisions. Free books only come with publishing packages.




Q: Can I add an e-Book option after I publish my book? Or should it be added before the publishing?


Once your book has finished the publishing process, you will be able to add-on any services at anytime! Days, months, or even years later.




Q: What types of Editing options do you offer?


We offer two different types of editing. Line and Heavy. You can view the differences, and the costs here: https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/editorial-services




Q: Do you have a package only for e-book publication?


Not at the moment. We do hope to expand and extend our services in the future, but for now we only offer ebook as an add-on to one of our publishing packages.




Q: Once my book is published, do I have to pay anything else?


The only thing you need to maintain is the annual Digital Catalog Fee $19.99. the annual digital catalog fee to keep the book available for printing, and distribution. This is covered in the publishing agreement. This is not our fee, but one the printers require in order to keep the book available.




Q: If I cancel my book with, when will it be in effect?


Once we have cancelled your book, no new copies will be available for purchase anymore. Bookstores who have already purchased your book will still be trying to sell them, and you may still see your book online. This could take a couple of weeks, or more.




Q: What does “Non exclusive contract” exactly mean?


With our non exclusive contract, this means that at anytime, you as the author can cancel your contract with us, and go with another publisher. We do not require you to stay with us under contract for years like some other publishers do.




Q: Do I send my completed manuscript digitally or via mail?


Once we have payment for your package, our publishing specialist will contact you to get your manuscript. The quickest way is to send your manuscript online through email.However you can send your manuscript through mail, however we would need to create a digital file if it is hand written or printed out. There will be a fee for that service.




Q: I sent in my publishing agreement a while ago but would like to make some changes before I choose and pay for a package.


You can definitely change that information, before or after you pay. Our publishing specialist will work with you on what you would like for your book, and can change that information for you during the formatting process.





Publishing Process

Q: How many printed books can a customer order once the publishing process is done?


A: Since we are an on demand publisher, books are ordered and sent out to customers as they are purchased. Once publishing is complete, customers can already purchase your book online. There are no limits in terms of number of books can be purchased.




Q: How long will it take to publish my book?


A: It typically takes 30 to 60 days to publish a book. That time can vary depending on email response time. Other services added in the middle of the process may affect the timeframe, too.




Q: Is there anything else needed to publish my book, that is not included in the publishing packages?


A: Everything you need to publish a book is already included in our publishing packages. You do not need to purchase anything else from other companies. We also offer editing and typing services for a separate cost.




Q: If I have a revision, how many free books will I receive?


A: There are no free books with revisions. Free books only come with publishing packages.




Q: Can I add an e-Book option after I publish my book? Or should it be added before the publishing?


Once your book has finished the publishing process, you will be able to add-on any services at anytime! Days, months, or even years later.




Q: What types of Editing options do you offer?


We offer two different types of editing. Line and Heavy. You can view the differences, and the costs here: https://www.holyfirepublishing.com/editorial-services




Q: Do you have a package only for e-book publication?


Not at the moment. We do hope to expand and extend our services in the future, but for now we only offer ebook as an add-on to one of our publishing packages.




Q: Once my book is published, do I have to pay anything else?


The only thing you need to maintain is the annual Digital Catalog Fee $19.99. the annual digital catalog fee to keep the book available for printing, and distribution. This is covered in the publishing agreement. This is not our fee, but one the printers require in order to keep the book available.




Q: If I cancel my book with, when will it be in effect?


Once we have cancelled your book, no new copies will be available for purchase anymore. Bookstores who have already purchased your book will still be trying to sell them, and you may still see your book online. This could take a couple of weeks, or more.




Q: What does “Non exclusive contract” exactly mean?


With our non exclusive contract, this means that at anytime, you as the author can cancel your contract with us, and go with another publisher. We do not require you to stay with us under contract for years like some other publishers do.




Q: Do I send my completed manuscript digitally or via mail?


Once we have payment for your package, our publishing specialist will contact you to get your manuscript. The quickest way is to send your manuscript online through email.However you can send your manuscript through mail, however we would need to create a digital file if it is hand written or printed out. There will be a fee for that service.




Q: I sent in my publishing agreement a while ago but would like to make some changes before I choose and pay for a package.


You can definitely change that information, before or after you pay. Our publishing specialist will work with you on what you would like for your book, and can change that information for you during the formatting process.





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: 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.





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