Book Proposal Questionnaire

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The following information must be provided so that we may evaluate your proposal.

Please select the content program your book proposal most closely aligns with::

Ground Vehicle

Book title

Primary author
Street address:
Postal code:
Date of birth:
Brief biographical sketch. To send a resume, click here and attach it to the email.
List titles of any books you have previously written and their publisher (if you self-published, enter 'self' in publisher field)
Title Publisher
Are you enlisting co-authors for the book?:
yes no

Book Information
Describe your book concept:
Why is the topic of your book important, from a big-picture perspective?
Approximately how many words will your manuscript contain?:
Approximately how many figures will your book contain?:
Approximately how many of those figures will be created by you?:
Approximately how many of those figures will be pulled from other publications?:
List the chapters in your book, the name of the author of each chapter (for multi-author books), and the estimated word count for each chapter:
How many years will your book content be relevant?:
Are there similar books on the topic that have been published?:

yes no
What makes your book unique compared to others on the subject? What are your book's most important attributes?
When do you expect to complete the manuscript?:
List three people who are qualified to provide an impartial review of your manuscript:
Target Audience
For whom are you writing your book? (Select the primary 3):
Select job titles of prospective readers of your book (Select the primary 3):
How will they use the information in your book? Be very specific.
List some specific, sample names of companies/organizations where your target readers may be employed.
Select any regions of the world that would benefit particularly from the book and why. (Select all that apply)
List trade associations, corporations, societies, and any other group that would be interested in hearing about your book
List names and addresses of resellers or catalogs that sell books in this field:
List magazines, and trade publications or other news outlets that should receive review material about your book
Publication name: Website address: Contact name:
Do you have or would you be willing to compile a mailing list of potential customers for the book?:

yes no
Would you be interested in conducting an SAE seminar or webinar on the subject of your book?:

yes no
Would you be interested in receiving and responding to email received via the SAE International website from readers of your book?:

yes no
Would you be willing to serve as a resource for inquiries SAE may receive from the media about the topic of your book?:

yes no