Rates: (This is per rights format)
500-2500 pieces Pays up to $10, ($0.01c per word up to a maximum of $10)
2500-5k pieces Pays up to $20 ($0.005c per word up to a maximum of $20)
5-10k pieces Pays up to $30 ($0.005c per word up to a maximum of $30)
For clarity, $0.01c is 1 cent per word and $0.005 is a half-cent per word.
The initial payment will be for E-book & Print Rights(Double the amounts listed above), The final payment(if executed) for audio rights will be only the amount listed above.
Secondary Payments: Also referred to as Bonus Payments(Royalties) will occur under the following circumstances.
Secondary bonus payment if 1000 copies sold in any format and again at each additional 2000 copies thereafter for five (5) years after initial publication.
This is per format. Example, At 3k e-books sold the third payment would be triggered (Initial payment, + 1k payment + 3k payment).
This is a small press publication so odds are that we won’t reach these secondary payment goals, however, we hope to!
Additionally this will only apply to copies sold above .99, no free or promo copies will count toward the ‘sold copies’ tally.
Payment to Authors: Will be via Paypal and will be made within thirty (30) days of receipt of signed contract. See here for an example of our publishing contract.