Welcome to PublishMeNow
PublishMeNow.co.uk is an online support platform for authors publishing with ZigZag Education, a specialist in photocopiable and licence-based teaching resources since 1998.
All ZigZag Education authors and reviewers are registered on PublishMeNow.co.uk, which enables you to:
Propose a new resource for publication Monitor the progress of your publications throughout the
development cycle Keep up-to-date on
new writing opportunities with ZigZag
Review resources written by other authors More / less
ZigZag has over 6000 teachers and subject specialists registered on PublishMeNow.co.uk. They range from enthusiastic NQTs to experienced examiners, and private tutors to retired heads of departments. Some authors publish their existing resources, some write to a brief, others propose new titles for consideration.
However you want to get involved, we are interested in hearing from you —
Educational reviewers are essential and contribute significantly to the quality and innovation of ZigZag Education publications. In return reviewers receive free copies of the resources and ZigZag vouchers.
Register today to view resources available for review in your subject, and to be kept up-to-date of new resources available for review.
Frequently Asked Questions
What guidance and support do you give?
You will have a dedicated editor who will strive to provide you with as much support as you need when writing your resource. This guidance will range from providing you with
, project briefs, example publications when available and feedback on your resource, to help with using Microsoft Word and referencing.
All new writers recieve an Author Companion which details our publishing process and provides information to help you through the development of your resource.
When and how much do I get paid?
As standard we pay 12.5% yearly in October for the previous academic year of sales; however, it could be arranged that you receive a one-off payment for the resource.
Additionally, Gold and Diamond from 2014 Awards for the best resources, achieves 15% and 16% respectively; and Outstanding Author Awards for multiple publications receive one off bonuses.
Is this self-publishing?
No. We use our professional judgement and experience to judge the viability of publishing and marketing your resource. We invest a significant amount of time and money in marketing your resource, including writing and designing the advertising in both print and online, and we work with you to improve your work, as with any other traditional publisher. In fact we do more than most publishers, including direct distribution to customers and managing and enforcing site licences.
And you will be involved and updated at every stage in the development process, including technical checking, proofreading, formatting, and setting up on our on-demand printers.
Why choose PublishMeNow and ZigZag Education?
Simple online platform to propose and monitor publications. Dedicated subject editor for encouragement and support. Peer reviews to support your quality and innovation. Highly successful and skilled marketing team to drive sales and enhance royalties.
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