Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Information

 

General Questions

  • What does Horizon Publishing Group publish?

 

Submitting a manuscript

 

  • Do you accept unsolicited manuscripts and publishing proposals?

  • Do you accept electronic manuscript submissions or publishing proposals?

  • What are your manuscript submission guidelines?

 

Permissions to reprint or reproduce material

 

  • Do I need permission to reprint material published by Horizon Publishing Group?

  • What should I include in my permission request?

  • Where should I send my permission request?

  • How long does it take to process a permission request?

  • Is there a fee for permissions?

 

Finding and buying books

 

  • Can I order Horizon Publishing Group books from your website?

  • Where can I buy Horizon Publishing Group books?

 

Requests from the media and teachers

 

  • I am a teacher, how do I request posters and bookmarks?

  • I am a member of the media, how do I request a review copy or an interview?

 

Jobs at Horizon Publishing Group

 

  • How do I apply for a job at Horizon Publishing Group?

  • Do you hire Illustrators/Photographers and Designers?

 

Please contact us if you have any queries that are not covered in the answers below.

 

General Questions | Top

 

What does Horizon Publishing Group publish?

Horizon Publishing Group publishes a wide range of fiction, non-fiction, academic, illustrated and children's books. In general, Horizon Publishing Group publishes any work suitable for publication including short stories, anthologies, educational material and poetry, to mention just a few.

 

Accordingly, Horizon Publishing Group accepts submissions for all genres, whether fiction, non-fiction, academic, poetry or children's works, subject to our "Terms & Conditions" and our "Submission Guidelines".

 

Submitting a Manuscript | Top

 

Do you accept unsolicited manuscripts and publishing proposals?

 

Yes, subject to some conditions to comply with.

 

We do accept submissions for any type of work, whether you are a published well-known author or you are unpublished authors, subject to our "Terms & Conditions" and our "Submission Guidelines".

 

For more detailed information, please read the relevant sections.

 

Do you accept electronic manuscript submissions, publishing proposals, or inquiries?

 

Yes, we now accept submissions by email. Submissions must be sent to submissions@horizonpg.net 

 

Please note that, by sending us your manuscript, you expressly acknowledge that you read, accepted, and adhered to our "Terms & Conditions", "Terms of Use", and "Submission Guidelines", otherwise, Horizon Publishing Group will not either acknowledge, or return any material sent to it, or respond to any inquiry.

 

If in doubt, please refer to the relevant sections in our website.

 

What are your "Manuscript Submission Guidelines?"

 

Before submitting your proposal to Horizon Publishing Group, please read carefully the Submission Guidelines section. These guidelines cover:

 

  • Submission Guidelines.

  • What to consider before you send us your proposal.

  • How to submit your manuscript.

  • Our approximate response time.

 

Permissions to Reprint or Reproduce Material | Top

 

Do I need permission to reprint material (text, illustrations, cover art) published by Horizon Publishing Group?

 

All material published by Horizon Publishing Group is protected by the Copyright Act 1968. If you wish to reprint or reproduce any material from Horizon Publishing Group publications or website, you must obtain a written permission from Horizon Publishing Group in advance.

 

If the work from which you are requesting permission is an anthology, consult the credit or acknowledgments page and apply to the original source for permission to use the copyright material. This also applies to photographs and illustrations.

 

P.S.: Always check who first published the original work. In most cases, the first publisher is the copyright owner or controller.

 

What should I include in my permission request?

 

Include the following information in your permission request:

 

  • The title, author and ISBN of the publication from which you wish to reproduce or reprint.

  • A photocopy of the imprint page, photo, material.

  • Specify exactly what material you wish to use, reproduce, or reprint (provide photocopies highlighting which text and/or illustration/photos is to be used).

  • Details of how the material is to be used.

  • The format in which the material will be reproduced (for example: book, magazine, video, audio, broadcast, Internet, CD-ROM, other).

  • Approximate number of words.

  • The territory required.

  • The number of reproductions of the copyright material (for example if it is a book, the initial print run in the case of traditional printing).

  • The territory required.

  • The selling price of your finished product (RRP).

  • The publication/release date of your finished work.

  • The name of the publisher

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Where should I send my permission request?

 

Permission requests for use of material first published by Horizon Publishing Group should be sent by post to:

 

  • Permissions DepartmentHorizon Publishing GroupP.O. Box 275Cherrybrook NSW 2126Australia

 

Horizon Publishing Group does not accept permission requests sent by email, and they will not be acknowledged or responded to.

 

How long does it take to process a permission request?

 

Generally, it takes between three to five weeks to process a permission request. Please allow enough time in your editorial schedule to clear permissions.

 

Is there a fee for permissions?

 

A permission (or copyright) fee will always be charged to compensate the author and/or illustrator/photographer for use of their work.

 

Finding and Buying Books | Top

 

Where can I buy Horizon Publishing Group books?

 

Horizon Publishing Group books are available from any bookstore, and if your local bookseller does not have a title in stock, they can generally order it for you. Otherwise you can order it from our website.

 

If you are a retailer, please contact Horizon Publishing Group who will answer your queries.

 

Can I order Horizon Publishing Group books from the website?

 

This service is up and running in our website. You can order any book you like from our website.

 

Requests from the media and teachers | Top

 

I am a member of the media (tv, print, online etc), can I request a review copy of a book or an interview?

 

Yes

 

You can request a review copy of a book or an interview by sending an email to media@horizonpg.net.

 

I am a teacher, can I request posters and bookmarks for educational purposes?

 

Yes. Please send your requests for display material to:

 

         The Marketing DepartmentDisplay material request Horizon Publishing GroupP.O. Box 275 Cherrybrook NSW 2126 Australia

 

There is no charge for this material. We will endeavour to supply the requested material but only subject to availability.

 

Jobs at Horizon Publishing Group | Top

 

How do I apply for a job at Horizon Publishing Group?

 

Employment opportunities at Horizon Publishing Group will be advertised in the newspapers and on our website, when they become available.

 

Do you hire editorial freelancers?

 

Horizon Publishing Group hires, from time to time, highly experienced editorial freelancers with at least 10 years of full-time employment. If you satisfy our experience requirement, in editing and/or proofreading, please send us your application and complete CV to:

 

  • The EditorFreelanceHorizon Publishing GroupP.O. Box 275Cherrybrook NSW 2126Australia

 

All applications must be in writing and submitted by post or email. Applications received via 

 

Do you hire illustrators, photographers and designers?

 

Horizon Publishing Group does not employ in-house illustrators, photographers or designers. However, we will be employing illustrators, designers and photographers on a task by task or on a book by book basis. If you would like to submit your material for consideration, please send your complete CV, with a cover letter and a printed copy of your portfolio of work to:

 

  • The Production ManagerHorizon Publishing GroupP.O. Box 275Cherrybrook NSW 2126Australia

 

Please do not send original artwork. If you would like your folio returned, include a stamped self-addressed envelope. No acknowledgement of receipt will be sent.

 

FURTHER INQUIRIES will NOT be considered as we have endeavoured to answer all questions in our website.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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