HOW TO GET PUBLISHED

PLEASE NOTE! WE CURRENTLY DO NOT ACCEPT ANY NEW LITERATURE MANUSCRIPTS (Novels, Short Stories, or Drama) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE !! 

Marumo Publishing currently publishes for the following schools markets (Grades R – 12); Our primary market is the South African Education market.

1.      School Textbook Subjects

1.1.All 11 South African languages language books  and literature studies in ;

  • English,
  • Sepedi,
  • Sesotho,
  • Setswana,
  • IsiZulu,
  • IsiXhosa,
  • Isindebele,
  • Siswati,
  • Xitsonga,
  • Tshivenda,
  • and Afrikaans.

1.2.All Content Schools Subjects ;

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Economics
  • Life Sciences
  • Business studies
  • Geography
  • Accounting
  • Life Orientation
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Consumer studies

2.      Adult Education and Training  (AET).

We also publish for all subjects under the auspices of Adult Education and Training (AET).

3.      Broad Guidelines for a Publishing Proposal

It is important for us to get a clear picture of the manuscript, before we decide whether we will publish it or not. Please provide us with the following information about your publishing proposal.

  • Who are you writing for? What is the age group of your target audience?
  • How big is your intended market for the book? Be more specific.
  • What is unique and special about your proposal? Why do you think people would like to read your work?
  • What other books exist out there that compete with your book? What makes your book to stand out from the rest?
  • What is your experience in writing? Is this your first work?
  • Write us a short summary (one page) of your book
  • Is this your original work? Has this book or some of its contents been written before?
  • Send only the first chapter your manuscript. NB. Keep your original manuscript with you.
  • Include your detailed CV with your proposal.

Sending your Manuscript

Please send your manuscript BY REGISTERED MAIL to the following address;

The Publisher
Marumo Publishing
P O Box 15004
Lyttelton, 0140