General Frequently Asked Question’s

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What is

Writat, is a platform that gives you the freedom to publish your book for free and sell it across the globe. We help new and establish authors to write their book and sell them using our professionally managed website. 
Publishing your book with us is very easy

  • Download our predefined template
  • Write your book
  • Create the Books PDF
  • Upload it on your author’s Dashboard
  • Select a predefined cover from our Book Covers Gallery which has more than 500 different designs
  • You are now a published author. 

All this for free.

Please note, we are not a traditional book publishing company and we do not evaluate each and every project. We just provide a platform to authors for publishing their books. We reserve the right to remove any content which may be illegal or inappropriate.

Can I publish using a pen name/pseudonym?

Yes! you can use a pen name, pseudonym etc., to publish your book. Just enter it in the Author field when you create a new project.

Who is the Copyright Holder of my Work?

You as an author remain the copyright holder of your work. We do not hold any rights over your work.
We take allegations of copyright and privacy violations very seriously. In case we receive any notice about violation of copyright or infringement of rights. We would take down your content from all our platforms and distribution till there is any settlement on it. 

Which all formats do you publish in?

We publish books as Hardback, Paperback & ebook.

What is Print On Demand (POD)?

Print on demand is a method of printing a book at the time an order is received for it.  Traditionally a publisher would print thousands of copies store them in a warehouse and sell them based on demand. But under POD the books are only printed on demand. POD helps in reducing unwanted stocks of books and helps a publisher/author to publish more books within the same budget.

How much does it cost to publish through Writat?

Publishing your paperback through Writat is absolutely free., You read it right it’s free no hidden charges nothing. We only take a percentage of profits earned by the author in every sale. So this is a win-win situation for both.
Publishing a book as a Hardback & eBook does take a little extra effort, hence we do charge a very small amount if you wish to publish your book as a Hardback & eBook.

Can I also publish through another publishing company?

As we have a non-exclusive contract you as an author are free to publish your books through any other publisher.

Does Writat provide any free copies to the authors?

No, we do not provide any free copies of your book to you. In case you wish you can buy your book for your personal use at the printing cost and of course a little shipping cost too.
We do not have any minimum order for you. As an author, you have the freedom to place an order as minimum as 1 copy.

Will all copies of my book ever printed look the same?

Though we try to print all the copies the same, in case the same type of paper is not available we may print the book on the best alternative available.

How do write and format my book?

We have prepared a guide for you. This would help in writing your book. You can also download our templates for writing your book. Click here to read our Book Formatting Guide.

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