INVITING ASSESSMENT BOOK AUTHORS TO JOIN US!
Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQ) for Authors
Attention all authors and subject experts! Are you looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the education industry and share your knowledge with students around the world? We are seeking talented and experienced authors to write assessment books for CPD Singapore Education Services Pte Ltd.
CPD Singapore is looking to expand our offering by adding a range of assessment books across all subjects. Our books will help students to prepare for their exams, improve their knowledge, and achieve their full potential.
As an author with us, you will have the opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge with millions of students and make a real difference in their education. Our assessment books are written to the highest standards and will provide students with a comprehensive and effective learning experience.
We are looking for authors who are experts in their field, have a passion for teaching, and are committed to delivering high-quality content that is engaging and relevant. If you have a strong track record of writing educational materials and are familiar with the latest educational trends and methodologies, we would love to hear from you.
In return for your expertise, we offer competitive compensation and the support of a dedicated team of editors, designers, and marketers. We will provide you with all the resources you need to create a top-quality assessment book that will help students to succeed.
So, if you are a subject expert looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to make a real difference in education, we would love to hear from you. Email us today at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how you can become a part of our team of authors and help shape the future of education. Together, we can create a brighter future for students everywhere.
All enquiries will be kept strictly confidential.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Authors may be paid by royalty.
Submit a sample and an outline of your work via email to email@example.com 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 3-4 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.
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.