Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I submit my manuscript to Book Maniac for publishing?
You can submit your manuscript through our online submission portal on the Book Maniac website. Simply follow the instructions and upload your manuscript file along with any additional materials required. Or click here to get started!
What genres does Book Maniac accept for publication?

Book Maniac accepts manuscripts in a wide range of genres, including but not limited to fiction (such as romance, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, etc.), non-fiction (such as self-help, memoirs, business, etc.), and children’s books. However, please note that Book Maniac does not accept any manuscripts containing illegal activity or prohibited content, such as hate speech, plagiarism, or illegal material. All submissions must adhere to our content guidelines.

Is there a fee for submitting my manuscript to Book Maniac?

No, there is no fee for submitting your manuscript to Book Maniac. Our submission process is free of charge for authors. Additionally, our free package includes a complimentary check of your manuscript to ensure it meets industry standards for quality and professionalism. This service is provided at no cost to you as part of our commitment to supporting authors in their publishing journey. Paid packages are available for distribution-related services.

How long does it take for Book Maniac to review my manuscript?

The review process may vary depending on the volume of submissions, but we strive to review manuscripts in a timely manner. You can expect to receive a response from us within 5 working days, acknowledging receipt of your submission.

Will Book Maniac provide editing services for my manuscript?

Yes, Book Maniac offers professional editing services to authors whose manuscripts are accepted for publication. Our team of experienced editors will work with you to polish your manuscript and ensure it meets industry standards.

When will I receive my first payment from Book Maniac?

Typically, the initial payout for a new Book Maniac account occurs 30 days following the reception of the first successful payment. The verification process may extend up to 14 days. This delay serves to help Book Maniac manage specific risks associated with copyright provision. After this period, payouts are paid out on a weekly basis.

What happens after my manuscript is accepted for publication by Book Maniac?

For our premium users, once your manuscript is accepted for publication, we will proceed with the publishing process, which includes editing, formatting, cover design, and distribution to ebook stores worldwide.

How much control do I have over the title and cover design of my ebook?

As the author, you have input into the title and cover design of your ebook. However, please note that Book Maniac retains the final decision-making authority. In the event of changes or adjustments, our team will work independently to create a title and cover design that we deem appropriate and fitting for your ebook.

What percentage of royalties do authors receive from ebook sales through Book Maniac?

Authors receive 80% of royalties from ebook sales through Book Maniac. Our royalty rates are competitive, and authors can track their earnings through our platform.

Why can't I edit an existing product?

If you’d like to change or edit an existing product that you’ve published, we advise to just remove it and create it again to pass through the verification process.

Does Book Maniac offer distribution to international ebook stores?

Yes, for our premium users, Book Maniac distributes ebooks to a wide range of international ebook stores, ensuring your book reaches readers worldwide.

Can I track sales and royalties through the Book Maniac platform?

Yes, authors can track their ebook sales and royalties through the Book Maniac platform. Our dashboard provides detailed analytics to help you monitor your book’s performance.

What file formats does Book Maniac accept for ebook submissions?

Book Maniac accepts manuscript submissions in .docx & .pdf. 

Does Book Maniac have any restrictions on content or subject matter?

Book Maniac adheres to content guidelines and reserves the right to reject manuscripts that contain prohibited content, such as hate speech, plagiarism, or illegal material. Authors are encouraged to review our content guidelines before submitting.

Can I publish a series of ebooks with Book Maniac?

Yes, authors can publish series of ebooks with Book Maniac. We offer support for series publishing, including branding, marketing, and cross-promotion opportunities.

What rights do I retain as an author when publishing with Book Maniac?

When publishing with Book Maniac, authors do not retain any rights to their work. All rights are transferred to Book Maniac upon publication.

I've received a sale after I removed my product from my dashboard

If you’ve noticed a delay in the display of a purchase on your dashboard, rest assured that this is a part of our meticulous transaction verification process. At Book Maniac, we prioritize accuracy and transparency, which is why we verify all transactions before they are reflected in your dashboard.

Does Book Maniac offer print-on-demand services for ebooks?

Book Maniac focuses exclusively on ebook publishing and distribution. We do not currently offer print-on-demand services for ebooks.

How can I contact customer support at Book Maniac?

You can contact our customer support team here for assistance with any questions or concerns.

Are there any discounts or promotions available for authors publishing with Book Maniac?

Book Maniac occasionally offers discounts or promotions for authors publishing with us. Be sure to check our website or subscribe to our newsletter for updates on special offers.

Can I publish both fiction and non-fiction ebooks with Book Maniac?

Yes, Book Maniac accepts both fiction and non-fiction manuscripts for publication. We welcome authors from diverse genres and backgrounds to submit their work for consideration.