Frequently asked questions
Do you give refunds on author services?
No. Once we start working on any portion of your book, we cannot give refunds.
How do I become a part of The Historical Fiction Press team?
To join our team, visit JOB OPPORTUNITIES today and apply!
How do I ask a question?
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
Do you do individual book marketing for authors?
As of right now, we do not market your book except for the noted items in the Featured Spotlight section and on our FB groups.
How do I add a book to the bookshop?
You must sign up as a member! Once you sign up as a member, please provide your author name, book title, Amazon link, genre assignment, and description. Your book will remain on the shelves for the length of your membership.
What is this site all about?
We are dedicated to all things involving historical fiction. Supporting authors and their books, aspiring writers, and readers of the genre is our complete focus.
If my book is part of KU, can I be on the shelf in this venue?
Yes, you can. This site is not selling the book or ebook, the short links take you to your country's Amazon site for purchase. As you can see, the book is not added to your cart for purchase. When you click on the link, you leave this website and are taken to Amazon.
Why is it free to add my books to the bookshop?
Because we intend on this becoming a hub for historical authors and readers, an exclusive go-to place for the genre.
How do you promote my books if I purchase an ad plan?
The Historical Fiction Press will run FB ads to promote the bookshop, targeting historical fiction readers, and targeting specific countries for each campaign to draw the most visitors and clicks. The monthly featured spotlight subscription plans are only to offset the costs of running the ads, and for managing the bookshop venue. Money spent on any of the plans goes directly towards FB ads to bring in readers!
What kind of payments do you accept?
We accept Paypal. We, also, accept credit and debit card payments via Wix payments.
How can I get an award badge for my book?
All monthly book awards are given to our five-star reviewed books. All yearly book awards are given to the top-selected books from that year's five-star monthly winners. If you want to submit your book for an editorial review. Please see the author services.
If I submit my book for review, will you post if less than 3-stars?
No. We always ask the author first before posting a 3-star review to the blog or to social media. You have the option to decline posting. If no reply is given after an email or notification is sent, then the review will be posted within one week from unresponded email or notification.
How do I keep my books on the shelves?
You must continue to be a member of HFP. Memberships will be reviewed from time to time to concide membership and book placement in the bookshop.
How are you connected with The Coffee Pot Book Club?
We are two separate entities, providing a plethora of services to authors. All purchased editorial reviews with The Coffee Pot Book Club are posted only on their website and entered into their book awards. All editorial reviews purchased with HFP are posted only on this website and entered into the HFP Book Awards. After all, the more editorial reviews your book can have, the better; thus, bolstering the quality of the book.
How do I enter the Book Awards?
You must purchase a Royal Editorial Review from HFP. This is a separate review and separate awards from The Coffee Pot Book Club. If you wish to enter their awards, you must purchase an editorial review from their website.