About SAWN

About SAWN

The South African Writers’ Network (SAWN), based in South Africa, is a GLOBAL SERVICE PROVIDER.
The online company was launched in October 1995 offering writing, editing and publishing services. The incentive to set up a Web presence at that stage was to draw on the Internet as a learning resource to promote ourselves as freelance writers and to market our work to audiences worldwide.

What We Do

What We Do

SAWN works with large companies, non-profit organizations, education bodies, small businesses, online companies and webmasters, as well as individuals from all walks of life.
Our aim is to develop long-term relationships with our clients. We work almost exclusively online, communicating with clients by email and occasionally by phone. 

Book Business Plan

Book Business Plan

Any writer who wants to publish their work — whether it is fiction or nonfiction — should develop a Book Business Plan (Proposal) for each manuscript. Book publishers require authors to submit a proposal that introduces the work to the Acquisitions Editor together with three random chapters, list of chapter headings and brief outline of each chapter, a synopsis and an author bio for review. An acquisitions editor and select editorial personnel determine whether the manuscript fits the publishing firms’ book list profile and if it is a viable business proposition.

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