This agreement simply grants Empire Publishing the ability to perform the services required to produce a book from a submitted manuscript by author. This agreement grants Empire Publishing permission to create the publishing and distribution accounts in the author’s name that are needed for publication (which are turned over to the author upon completion. This agreement grants Empire Publishing permission to publish and distribute the book on behalf of the author. Contact your Empire Publishing representative if you need help with the form.
100% Rights and Royalties belong to the Author. Author can purchase any add-ons to this package at any time. 100% confidentiality guaranteed, Author understands that their book will be available for purchase on Amazon.com and (Barnes & Noble on select packages) and other online distributors, and that those distributors charge a distribution fee that is not negotiable by the Author or by Empire Publishing. Author understands that their book will be made available for purchase by other bookstores and their royalties will be paid via direct depost to the bank account they provide to Empire Publishing. *Author is aware that our turn around time is up to 7 weeks.
Author agrees to allow Empire Book Publishing and Literary Service Bureau to create a book file from the supplied manuscript, and Author agrees to be solely responsible for book revenues, and that Empire Publishing has no stakes or personal investment in the book, regardless of how much or little the book achieves in sales. Empire strives to offer the best services and products, but will never take any royalties. Amazon and Barnes & Noble as well as other 3rd party distributors will take 40% for sales made through their platform and Empire has no part of those commissions.
This is an agreement set forth to allow Empire Publishing & Literary Service Bureau to do all the work necessary to create a professional product from the manuscript submitted within the guidelines of the package selected.
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of California, USA. All monetary transactions will be in US dollars only.
This written Agreement contains all and is the only Agreement, and supersedes any other agreement, oral, written, or otherwise construed as a prior agreement between the author and Empire Publishing. This Agreement cannot be appended, changed, modified, word or words added or deleted except by the mutual written agreement of the author and Empire Publishing; and further, is binding upon the heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns of the author and Empire Publishing.
This agreement is good for 10 days. After 10 days if not signed and returned to Empire Publishing and Literary Service Representative it will be voided.