FAQ

What is rAthe?
rAthe is a new mobile App launching September 2, 2019, one that is a paradigm shift to the established way that books and stories are enjoyed.  It a...
Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 9:32 PM
How does rAthe work?
Book and story content are apportioned into 625-word increments, referred to as Episodes. Users get to read the first Episode (625 words) of every book,...
Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 7:44 AM
Can I submit something other than a book?
We accept short stories, novellas, and books that are completed works with a minimum size of 1,500 words. 
Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:34 PM
Can I submit my book or story even if it isn’t finished?
No, rAthe requires all works to be complete.
Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:36 PM
How do I get paid?
rAthe pays Authors privately via email that will allow them to either print a check or set up direct deposit while maintaining maximum control of their priv...
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 4:44 PM
How much money can I make?
Authors are paid a percentage of the rAthe Developer Proceeds received from Apple based on their signup date.  Authors who provided content for the mobile a...
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 4:21 PM
How often will I get paid?
Apple payments are made within 45 days of the last day of the fiscal month in which the transaction was completed. All payments are made by Electronic F...
Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:45 PM
How are episodes sold?
rAthe Episodes are sold in 5 different packaged bundles in order to meet Apple’s minimum In-App purchase requirements that is specified in their tier struct...
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 4:47 PM
What is ATF?
Apple’s fee for providing the platform to offer in-app purchases on all transactions which is 30%. rAthe refers to this fee as Apple Transaction Fee (ATF). 
Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:53 PM
Are there Fees and Charges?
Yes.    Apple determines purchase amounts for In-App purchases in a tier system.  rAthe has elected to offer the following five product options:      r...
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 4:46 PM