Writing Skills Handbook
Turning Legacies Into Heritage

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SELF PUBLISHING WHAT IT ENTAILS

PUBLISHING AND BOOK PRODUCTION
Have you have already typed everything into a word processing program? If so, we can help you with editing, copy editing, format design and layout.
PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPT FOR PUBLICATION- R400
Payable on submission of manuscript.
Typesetting: Includes one set of author proofs in either PDF format.
Copyright protection not registration, ISBN and archiving.

TRANSCRIPTION AND DICTATION- R50/PAGE
BOOK LAYOUT DESIGN AND PRODUCTION- R6670
Payable on submission of manuscript.
Cover design provide own picture (Cover Pictures commissioning on request).
This will include 3 drought copies each for author, publisher and PR.

EDITING 55C / WORD. PROOF READ 28C/ WORD
Payable directly to the editor/ editing company.
Once quite satisfied that what's there is pretty perfect, get the manuscript ready for print. The book can either be perfect bind or stitch bind depending.
PRINT RUN
What will it cost to have my book printed?
This is not an easy question to answer, because the cost will depend on what needs to be done, on how you want it printed and on what kind of paper, and how you want it bound.
CEM Recommended Book Specs:
Cover paper weight 300gsm full colour gloss
Inner paper weight 135gsm black and white or full colour
Price subject to printer quotation minimum order 1000 copies
Author may find a corporate printing partnership with corporate branding and foreword

BOOK LAUNCH TRAILER AND ROAD SHOW
Strategic National Book Calendar alignment
Authors’ blog
Website presence for people to order, or download

If all you have is a bunch of handwritten pages, we can take this, too, and make it into a book - although this is obviously not exactly cheap as a great deal of work is needed to achieve this.

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Eunice Rakhale-Molefe a professional nurse by qualification and former restaurateur, is a self-publishing author and cofounder of CEM Trading as African Cuisine and CEM Publishers. Eunice and Charles have been in the hospitality industry for the past 15years. Their initiation in the industry was through Portuguese cuisine fused with Indian. Documenting their hospitality legacy opened a new door into the publishing arena, their first published work being the culinary heritage book.
Eunice has subsequently written and published 8 books, three of her own and published four other author’s. Six of these books have been listed in Gauteng’s Department of Basic Education and Training LSTM Catalogue as reference books. The books are focused on history, heritage and indigenous languages.
The culinary book was launched and celebrated on heritage day 24th September 2013 in collaboration with e.TV Sunrise Show. She has also been a guest on SAFm Saturday and Friday Lifestyle Show.
In collaboration with housekeeping and writing skills workshops conducted in the townships the company seeks CSI printing partnerships and donate the books to local schools and communities.

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1.About Self Publishing
2.Steps To Follow To Get Published
3.The Look and Feel of The Book
4.The Text, Index and Graphic Formatting
5.Book Production and Design-What It Entails
6.Submission to Production - Time Line
7.Governing Laws, Bodies and Book Calendar
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