Frequently Asked Questions
Iriswhite a vanity publisher?
A: No. Iriswhite is not a vanity
publisher. We do not charge writers to publish their books and
we are extremely selective when deciding which manuscripts to
publish under the Iriswhite imprint. We screen and publish selected manuscripts based on content,
quality of writing and market
Q: How many
unsolicited manuscripts may I submit?
A: There is no limit to the
number of unsolicited manuscripts you may submit but the manuscripts must be
sent one at a time, each in its own submission packet. Read more
about manuscript submission packets in our
Q: Can I
submit a manuscript for consideration if it has already been published
by another traditional publisher or on the Internet?
A: Yes. You must own the
copyright and publishing rights to the work you submit for
Q: Do you
accept manuscripts written in foreign languages?
A: No. At the present time, Iriswhite
will only publish
manuscripts written in English. We can not publish English
translations of foreign works due to potential copyright complications.
Q: Is a
reader's fee required with a submission?
A: No. Iriswhite Media does
not charge a reader's fee for unsolicited manuscripts.
Q: Will Iriswhite critique my manuscript?
A: No. The Iriswhite editors
do not provide critiques or other types of evaluations of submitted
manuscripts. When manuscripts accepted for publication need
correction or revision, those adjustments are coordinated with the
authors on a case-by-case basis.
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Do I have to pay any fees for my book to get published?
A: No. Iriswhite pays all of the costs to
process selected books into print media. Profit payments on the sale
of each book are paid beginning with the first copy sold. Iriswhite
authors receive 80% of the profit from the sale of each book. Authors are encouraged to assist with
the marketing and publicity of their books, but Iriswhite requires
no author fees for publication, marketing, publicity or contests and
review processes to which Iriswhite submits published books.
Q: How long
does it take to get my book published?
A: Books are normally published
within 45 to 60 days of manuscript acceptance.
formats are my book published in?
A: Books are published in
paperback book format and (in some cases) hardbound or e-book format. The book
must already be published in paperback or hardbound book format before Iriswhite
will create and/or publish an e-book version.
Iriswhite Media market or promote my book?
A: Iriswhite promotes and
markets the book jointly with the author. Iriswhite makes the book
available for sale at sites like Amazon.com.
Iriswhite also promotes and sells the book through the Iriswhite
and selected sites belonging to Webstatic. Iriswhite strongly encourages its published authors
to become involved in the promotion and marketing of their books.