Frequently Asked Questions

DISTRIBUTION / AVAILABILITY

What is the turnaround time for a book from manuscript submission to market?
About one month.

Where are your books listed and sold? Are your books distributed by Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor?
Our print and eBooks are currently listed on Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble.com, booksamillion.com, Indigo, and many other smaller, online bookstores, both domestic and foreign.

Yes, our print books are distributed by Ingram, as well as other smaller distributors. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram’s feed. Most bookstores use Ingram’s database to find and order books, therefore bookstore customers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Of course, our books are also listed in R.R. Bowker’s database. Bowker is the United States ISBN agency.

Our ebooks are on Amazon for Kindle, Barnes and Noble.com for Nook, Apple for iPads, iPods and iPhones, and Kobo, another popular ebook retailer.

Are your books in the major bookstore databases?
Yes.

Will my readers be able to order my book(s) from their local bookstore?
Yes.

THE COSTS

Where can I find information about your publishing services?
https://www.empoweredwholebeingpress.com/basic-publishing-package/

What will the print cost be per Print-On-Demand book?
Use the Book Printing Cost Calculator to determine your book’s printing cost per book.  Click here to view the Calculator.

Do you offer publishing services for color-interior books for children and/or adults?
Yes. Please ask your Project Consultant for a quote.

Book Cover Creation

Paperback – Original cover creation is $227.00 – which is included in the Basic Publishing Package.

Hardcover – Original cover creation is included in the $427.00 add-on Hardcover Publishing Upgrade fee.

Ebook – Cover creation is included in the Basic Publishing Package

How much is cover design?
All design services are billed at $55.00 per hour.

May I submit my own cover design?
Yes.

Does the author own all rights to their production files?
Yes.

What print sizes do you offer?

PAPERBACK BOOKS   HARDCOVER BOOKS
Trade paperback books, available with perfectbinding, are our most popular offering.Current sizes:

  • 5 x 7″ (178 x 127mm)
  • 5 x 8″ (203 x 127mm)
  • 5.06 x 7.81″ (198 x 129mm)
  • 5.25 x 8″ (203 x 133mm)
  • 5.5 x 8.5″ (216 x 140mm)
  • 6 x 9″ (229 x 152mm)
  • 6.14 x 9.21″ (234 x 156mm)
  • 6.69 x 9.61″ (244 x 170 mm)
  • 7 x 10″ (254 x 178 mm)
  • 7.44 x 9.69″ (246 x 189mm)
  • 7.5 x 9.25″ (235 x 191mm)
  • 8 x 8″ (203 x 203mm)
  • 8.5 x 8.5″ (216 x 216mm)
  • 8.5 x 9″ (229 x 216mm)
  • 8 x 10″ (254 x 203mm)
  • 8 x 10.88″ (276 x 203mm)
  • 8.25 x 11″ (279 x 210mm)
  • 8.5 x 11″ (280 x 216m)
Hardcover books are available in case laminate, cloth, or jacketed.Current sizes:

  • 5 x 8″ (203 x 127 mm) Case Lam/Cloth/Dust Jacket
  • 5.5 x 8.5″ (216 x 140mm) Case Lam/Cloth/Dust Jacket
  • 6 x 9″ (229 x 152mm) Case Lam/Cloth/Dust Jacket
  • 6.69 x 9.61″ (244 x 170 mm) Case Lam
  • 7 x 10″ (254 x 178 mm) Case Lam
  • 7.5 x 9.25″ (235 x 191) Case Lam
  • 8 x 8″ (203 x 203) Case Lam
  • 8 x 10.88″ (276 x 203) Case Lam
  • 8.5 x 8.5″ (216 x 216) Case Lam
  • 8.5 x 11″ (280 X 216mm) Case Lam

 

AUTHOR EARNINGS

What will I make on each book sold?

Print

To determine your earnings per print book sold through the distribution channels, click here to access the Author Earnings Calculator.

Ebook  (Amazon, BN.com, Apple and Kobo)

65% OF THE NET AMOUNT Empowered Whole Being Press is paid for each eBook priced $10 or higher.

55% OF THE NET AMOUNT Empowered Whole Being Press is paid for each eBook priced under $10.

How and when are earnings paid?
We pay earnings monthly to U.S. authors with an unpaid earnings balance of $40 or more. The payment threshold for foreign authors is $80.  Please note that payment received from eBook retailers may occur approximately 1-4 months after a sale occurs through a third-party store because each ebook retailer has their own payment terms.  We will pay you as soon as we receive payment from them.

Will I have 24-hour online access to account/earnings info?
Yes, coming soon, each author will have their own account in our system that they will be able to access at any time. It will include all sales for which we have been paid, and a list of all checks mailed to the author within the last 24 months.  In the meantime, authors will receive emailed sales activity statements.

OTHER QUESTIONS

Are the ISBN and BARCODE included in the Basic Publishing Package at no additional charge?
Yes, a separate ISBN and Barcode for both the Print and eBook versions of your book are included.

Where can I read about your ebook formatting and conversion services?
https://www.empoweredwholebeingpress.com/ebook-conversion-services/

Is eBook conversion included in your Basic Publishing Package?

Yes, for basic formatting. eBooks with complex formatting may incur additional fees.

Will the author receive a print proof of their book?
Yes.

Is there an annual Market Access Fee for Print books?

Yes. The annual fee is $20.00.

Is there an annual Market Access Fee for eBooks?
No.

Does the author own all rights to their production files?
Yes.

Do you give authors discounts when they buy their own books?
Yes, starting at 35% on orders up to 25 copies, with increasingly deeper discounts on larger orders.

Do I keep my rights?
Yes. Empowered Whole Being Press only asks for non-exclusive rights.

How simple is it for me to terminate my contract?
You can terminate your contract same-day by contacting us in writing through the web site.

Do you publish anything and everything?
No, we screen manuscripts for quality and salability.

Where can I read your publishing agreement?
https://www.empoweredwholebeingpress.com/author-publishing-agreement/

Where can I submit my manuscript for consideration?
https://www.empoweredwholebeingpress.com/submit-your-manuscript/

Why should I use Empowered Whole Being Press for my publishing and marketing needs?

Founded by visionary authors seeking to support positive transformation on a global scale, we understand how best to support other visionary authors to create their publishing and marketing success. We are able to support one-on-one relationships with authors through our Publishing Project Consultants, because we are discerning about what we select to publish we are able to devote individual attention to each and every Empowered Whole Being Press author.