INVITING ASSESSMENT BOOK AUTHORS TO JOIN US!
Dear fellow educators,
If you would like to share knowledge with more students while adding on to your credentials as educators, why not publish or write your own assessment books and guide books?
At Curriculum Planning and Development (Singapore), we have a variety of publishing packages for you to choose from. We also offer royalties at a higher market rate as well as editorial, design and marketing services.
We are a respected publisher of quality educational books for Primary, Secondary and Junior College students, with a repertoire of more than 100 academic and assessment books in distribution to all major and independent bookstores.
As Margaret Fuller once said, “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it”.
Email us at [email protected] to light the candles of our future generation with your own assessment book or guidebook.
All enquiries will be kept strictly confidential.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Email: [email protected]
Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQ) for Authors
Authors may be paid by royalty or lump sum payment.
Submit a sample and an outline of your work via email to [email protected] together with information on the unique selling features of your book.
You should submit your manuscript in Microsoft Word format. We will handle the graphical drawings and typesetting aspect of the publication.
Normal production cycle is 2-4 months, depending on the time of the year your manuscript is submitted. Production will take longer if you submit your manuscript during peak periods.
The main bookstores for assessment and guide books are Popular bookstores and school bookshops. We also sell the books on our online websites and overseas.
Members of our school sales team visit schools regularly to promote our books.
Royalty is based on net sales, which is the retail price less trade discounts. For example if the retail price of the book is $10.00 and the retailer takes a 40% commission for selling the book, the net price is $6.00.
Our in-house designers and typesetters do these. The author may give suggestions on the cover design, but the publisher has the final say.
The contract allows the author to get 5 complimentary copies. If you want more, you may buy them directly from the publisher at a discount.
At least 3 rounds of vetting.
We provide production editing. The author is responsible for checking the accuracy of content information.
We may if the market can support both publications. This practice is similar across many publishing firms.
Royalties are paid once a year with the first payment in the year following the year of publication.
The error will be rectified at reprint. It is therefore vital that you check the proofs carefully.
Once you know there will be a change in syllabus, please contact us to set up a revision time frame.
The publisher may decide to declare the book out of print after two years if sales are poor.
Our accounts are audited externally every year.
We are able to provide you with supply quantities but not actual sale numbers due to sales returns which might only be finalised much later on.
We publicise your book through the usual traditional and electronic channels as well as do joint promotions with bookstores through their events and advertising. Several of our authors have also participated in the Popular Book Fest organised at Suntec City Convention Hall over the last few years.
Yes, royalties are considered to be income.