Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who owns the copyright?
A: The creator owns the copyright unless expressly sold or transfered.
Q: How do I submit my manuscript?
A: By email
Q: What format to send the manuscript??
A: In word format or rich text format.
Q: How long does it take to publish a book?
A: That depends on what stage the book is at and how quickly you respond to the changes made and required.
Q: Who owns the ISBN number?
A: The Publisher owns the ISBN number.
Q: What service does MAPublisher provide?
A: MAPublisher principally provides a professional service to self funding author to publish their book. We turn your manuscript into a book approved for publishing through distribution channels.
Q: What distribution channels do MAP use?
A: MAP uses by default ISBN distribution service, along with Amazon, Gardeners, Barns and Noble and Ingrams.
Q: How long does it take for the books to be set up and ready for distribution?
A: It takes about 8 weeks or so from the time of approval of the book.
Q: Who approves the book?
A: The distribution agent/criteria.
Q: Is there a distribution approval criteria?
A: Yes, all books are created around them.
Q: Can I get a copy of this distribution criteria?
A: Yes, this will be found in the legal section.
Q: How do I make payment?
A: You can make payments by bank transfer or paypal.
Q: When can I cancel my order?
A: You can cancel your order at anytime before the book is registered for an ISBN number. Please refer to the contract.
Q: Will I have to pay anything?
A: You will pay for what ever is owed for work done on your book and rest will be refunded or invoiced.