We exist to amplify the voices of everyday heroes who accomplish extraordinary feats, through their faith in God, servanthood and heroism. CHAMPIONS are born from adversity, and use our experiences and enlightenments to model a path of victory for others.
Nikia is a wife, mother, minister and singer with a ministry of healing, through word and song. As a 2 time, 25yr breast cancer survivor, Nikia passionately promotes the benefits of self-care and advocating for others. She is a licensed and certified life coach and author of the book “The Fight” Chronicles of a CHAMPION. She has co-authored the book “Crosses & Crowns: A Counseling Guide for Living as CHAMPIONS in Marriage, with her husband of 15 years, Daren Blakely. Together, they also serve as coaches for the Life & Marriage Enrichment Bootcamp, as seen on WETV & Lifetime.
We help you from concept to delivery to brand your book and message and give you a distinct identity.
Our team of writers and editors work together to tell YOUR story in YOUR voice! Ghost writing services are also available.
Our graphic designers deliver quality designs for your book cover, interior layout and promotional material.
We've assembled an all-star team of consultants to assist you with all of your needs. From content and grammatical formatting to marketing plans, we've got you covered!
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Writing a book is one of the most exciting, impactful decisions you could ever make! It memorializes your story for your family, friends, and generations to come. Our core belief is that You are a CHAMPION, and EVERY Champion has a story... and we want the world to hear YOURS! Ready for the next step? I'd love for you to take advantage of a FREE Consultation that we offer!
Click HERE to take a moment to learn a little about iCHAMPION Publishing, and fill out this brief form to maximize our time together. To complete the form, CLICK HERE: https://www.nikiahammondsblakely.com/consultation. You can complete it electronically or download the form directly from the site.
After completing your form, schedule your FREE Consultation appointment. Appointments can also be scheduled directly from our Facebook page, @iCHAMPIONPublishing. .
We will meet to hear your vision and how we think iCHAMPION Publishing can meet your needs. From there, a customized quote and proposal will be submitted for your review and the journey begins!
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Who is iCHAMPION Publishing?We exist to amplify the voices of everyday heroes who accomplish extraordinary feats, through their faith in God, servanthood, and heroism. CHAMPIONS are born from adversity, and use our experiences and enlightenments to model a path of victory for others.
Who is Nikia Hammonds-Blakely?Nikia is a wife, mother, minister and singer with a ministry of healing, through word and song. As a 2 time, 25yr breast cancer survivor, Nikia passionately promotes the benefits of self-care and advocating for others. She is a licensed and certified life coach and author of the book “The Fight” Chronicles of a CHAMPION. She has co-authored the book “Crosses & Crowns: A Counseling Guide for Living as CHAMPIONS in Marriage, with her husband of 15 years, Daren Blakely. Together, they also serve as coaches for the Life & Marriage Enrichment Bootcamp, as seen on WETV & Lifetime. For More Information, visit www.nikiahammondsblakely.com
How long does it take to publish?This varies by the client’s needs, but on average, it can take from 3-6 months. An individualized timeline will be proposed, after consultation.
Why choose iCHAMPION Publishing vs/ Self Publishing?We are small enough to give you the personable, individualized experience you need as an aspiring author, yet large enough to connect you with a team of professionals who know how to get the job done. For many, we are also preferable to self-publishing because there is a whole lot more that goes into a book than just writing it. We will free up your time and energy to focus on writing, as we offer a comprehensive package of services to meet your book’s needs.
What services does iCHAMPION Publishing offer?-Content Editing & Copy Editing -Design -Printing and E-Distribution -Publicity and MArketing Other Services We Provide, Include: -Photography/Photo Shoot Production -Creative Writing -Graphic Design -Print Services -Public Relations Consultation -Social Media & Marketing Services -Event Management -Consulting for Self-Publishers
How are Royalties paid and received?On printed/paperback books that you sell from your website or personally, you will receive 90% in royalties. The publishing company will receive a 10% commission. On books that are sold & promoted electronically via Amazon/Kindle, you will receive 50% in royalties. Amazon will receive 40%. The publishing company will receive 10%. All royalties owed to Amazon & iCHAMPION Publishing will be paid at the time of your order. Authors will receive royalty sales reports and payouts on the first of every month, beginning 90 days from the start of your sales via Zelle or electronic transfer.
Can I use my own photographer, graphic designer, editor or other professionals?"Yes, but they will be compensated by you, directly and are subject to final approval by iCHAMPION Publishing.
Are there referral credits?We sincerely appreciate client referrals! For every client that you refer who signs with iCHAMPION Publishing, you will receive up to $150 in iCHAMPION Publishing services (to be used for future services including but not limited to graphic design, website design, marketing services, editing, and publishing.)
What are your termination/cancellation policies?ICHAMPION Publishing and/or the author may mutually terminate agreement upon any of the following circumstances: -The parties have completed their (2) year publishing agreement and have submitted a request in writing for release of contract. -The parties have amicably and mutually agreed to dissolve the partnership during the project. *In such cases there will be a documented letter of release) -Abandonment: (The author or publisher fails to communicate or respond to communication for a continual period that exceeds 30 days). -Breach of Contract: (The author or publisher fails to turn in deliverables, as agreed for a continual period that exceeds 30+ days). Note: Funds received are neither transferrable or refundable, unless otherwise agreed between both parties.
What is your refund policy?Funds received are neither transferrable or refundable, *unless otherwise agreed between both parties. See cancellation/termination policies for more detail.
Can I use my own printer?Yes, you can recommend use of a local printer, but in almost all cases, iCHAMPION Publishing will be able to get you a deeper discount, using our electronic printers and bulk publishing discounts.
Business Opening Hours and ProceduresBUSINESS HOURS: Tuesday-Friday 9 am (CST)- 8 pm (CST) Saturday (by appointment only) Sunday- Monday (Closed) MEETINGS: iCHAMPION Publishing will establish a weekly standing meeting w/ all authors (re-scheduled appointments will need to occur within available office hours) A Meeting Agenda will accompany every Zoom meeting invite, (See note details inside of the invite) Please allow 1hr for full meetings, otherwise 15min for a touch-base. At the conclusion of each week’s meeting, we will decide whether our next meeting will be a full meeting or a touch-base. EMAIL/TEXT CORRESPONDENCE: You are welcome to text or email me 24hrs a day! However, please allow up to 24hrs response time, during operating business hours. Emails that come in after Friday’s closing hours may not be returned until the following business day. Texts are also welcome and typically receive an even faster response.