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Do you need just an idea or a complete manuscript?

Share To sign with a publisher, do you need just an idea or a complete manuscript?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of self-publishing vs going through a commercial publisher?

Share What are the advantages and disadvantages of self-publishing vs going through a publisher especially if your market is not just SA.

If you already have a digital e-book in circulation – how easy is it to reproduce it into a physical book?

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How do you check for plagarism?

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How do you legally own the book if you were under a pseudonym?

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How critical is the editorial stage when compiling and publishing a poetry book?

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Does copyright also apply when you use a famous quote?

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Is there a disadvantage to using a pseudonym?

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Is the royalty fixed by the publisher?

Share In going the traditional publishing route, how does one negotiate your own payment/royalties,etc? Or is this fixed by the publisher?

Where can potential authors attend creative writing workshops?

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Where do I find an illustrator?

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Questions for our Panel

Share We invite you to send us your questions about self-publishing your book in South Africa. Send us any questions you might have – our panel of experts will respond to any queries you have so we can build up an archive of common concerns with regards to self-publishing a book in South Africa.