Frequently Asked Questions
How long will it take for my book to be published?
We usually publish books within 6-12 months.. If you have a big event or need your book in a hurry, you can speak to us about our fast-track options.
How much work is involved?
It depends on what you need. Our author coaches are trained to take the workload off you. All you have to do is work with us to obtain a first draft, or supply us with a first draft. It’s really an easy process with the right help.
Do you offer ghostwriting?
We sure do!
What services do you offer as my publisher?
We take care of everything. We coach, edit, write, proofread, design your cover and layout, format, upload, distribute and market your book. We also organised wholesale print options for you.
What are the costs involved?
Do you have a payment plan?
Yes, we offer an upfront fee or a payment plan option.
Do you pay me to publish my book?
We are not a traditional publisher who typically pays you an advance. You pay us a fee to professionally produce and publish your book, and unlike a traditional publisher — you pocket 100% of the book profits, forever!
I have an online course, can I turn it into a book?
Yes. We have a team who can extract content from your course and transform it into a book.
Can I become a bestselling author?
With the right marketing campaign and advice, there is a high chance that we can help you obtain bestselling status. We do not guarantee it, but we have had many bestselling books. Check them out here.
Do I retain all the rights to my book?
What is an Interactive book?
Think of your interactive book like an eBook on steroids. You can add videos, images, podcasts, and extra resources to your book. All interactive books are available via our Dean Publishing Library app, download it now and check it out.
Do you promote my book?
Yes, we provide an online launch and a 6-week marketing campaign. We also help you create marketing initiatives to maximize sales and exposure. It’s super fun!
Do I have creative freedom when it comes to the cover of my book?
Sure do. Our design team will work with you to create a cover you love. We also educate and guide you on the industry standards so your book will look and be professional.
Where will my book be sold?
We work closely with book distributors and obtain online distribution from thousands of book retailers around the world such as Dymocks, Angus and Robertson, Amazon, Booktopia, Fishpond, Waterstones, Barnes and Noble, Book Depository, Indigo, WH Smith, Bokus and more. Here’s a sample of one of our author’s books being distributed worldwide.
Will my book be in bookstores?
Some books will. There is a big process for getting your book into bookstores and book distributors get the final say. We will always discuss your book distribution options during the publishing process.
Do I set my own price for my book?
We offer our professional recommendations for each book and each country’s price point, but the final pricing decision is yours.
How do you deal with plagiarism?
We take plagiarism seriously and run all books (twice) through a plagiarism software program to ensure the work is original and not plagiarized. We can also help you rewrite, cite and obtain publishing permissions so your work will always meet correct and ethical publishing practices.
Can you publish my book in different languages?
Oui. Si. Ja. We can get your book translated into almost any language.