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Who to Follow on Twitter: Nigerian Book Publishers

Wondering which handles to follow on Twitter this weekend?

So you found a great editor! Now that your manuscript is properly edited and ready to be published, what’s next? Following these publishers on Twitter and contacting them is certainly a step in the right direction:

1. @gracespringspub

Bio: Printing Press. Publishers. Corporate Branding

Tweets We Love:

 

2. @farafinabooks

Bio: At Farafina Books, our mission is to tell our own stories. Our writers include Chimamanda Adichie, Ben Okri, Ngugi wa Thiong’O and other voices of Africa.

Tweets We Love:

  • We sell more Farafina Books in the slum of Makoko than in the posh Lekki Peninsular. (danger of a single story) #FarafinaReads
  • My Watch is more than the story of the Obasanjo presidency told by the man himself. Available in hardcovers http://www.konga.com/my-watch-volume-1-2-and-3-hard-cover-1654213 … buy now!
  • #FarafinaTips Before sending in your manuscript to a publisher, hand the manuscript over to a neutral party to proofread.
  • @Jocqybrain If you have a manuscript you want us to publish, do send a query email to submissions@kachifo.com. We read all submissions.
  • Today we celebrate Farafina author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Happy Birthday to her! http://fb.me/7tkXPXYU1

 

3. @bookvineng

Bio: Bookvine is a Nigerian book publishing company providing traditional and self-publishing services including editing, design, printing, marketing etc

Tweets We Love:

  • Get your copies of @LadyAriyike’s ‘THE COST OF OUR LIVES’ from @PatabahBooks Adeniran Ogunsanya Shopping Mall. N1500 only #TheCOOLNovella
  • Order your copies of @waletejumade’s “Overcoming Examination Failure” today http://ow.ly/M9S4Q
  • Order author Oluwasegun Obideyi’s #12IrrefutableLawsOfBusinessSuccess on @PatabahBooks AOS Mall, Surulere. http://ow.ly/RCR7M
  • @debbieakwara’s #DiaryOfAPurposeDiva is a book for ladies who want to fnd and fulfill purpose http://bit.ly/1K3AVdg . Order today!
  • Its on Konga! Order your copies of @Funto_I’s new book, #The31Woman today http://ow.ly/Q1qk2

 

4. @CassavaRepublic

Bio: For all enquiries: info@cassavarepublic.biz

Tweets We Love:

  • 6 Questions to Ask Before Publicizing Your Book: Publishing Perspectives http://fb.me/6Ho9h1wGU
  • Nnedi Okorafor, another Cassava Republic Press author (What Sunny Saw In The Flames) at Ake. Make a date with her… http://fb.me/1KLCqbnDH
  • Fab Cassava Republic author Sade Adeniran’s series of short stories as podcasts. Enjoy! http://fb.me/2wBSMIo8e
  • 45 small fates by Cassava Republic author Teju Cole… http://fb.me/2lz59PS7w
  • Finally, Kaye Whiteman’s superb book Lagos: City of the Imagination is available to buy online and in Nigerian… http://fb.me/4tGjMv5im

 

5. @parresiabooks

Bio: Your Words . . .In Trust.

Tweets We Love:

  • Parrésia Publishers Ltd. is pleased to officially release a children’s book on Health published under its Origami… http://fb.me/KH2bfHKi
  • Award winning #Parresia2015 author @moonchild509 leaves for the @CivitellaItaly Fellowship tonight. @BlackBubberrian
  • Parresia author @KayodeOguntebi releases debut novel Viral Load. Available in Books Stores Nationwide and from @writehouseng @richardalijos
  • Two years ago today, our author Abubakar Adam Ibrahim ( @Moonchild509 ) was shortlisted for the @CainePrize
  • Parresia is a home for exciting African voices such as #Parresia2015. Our platforms include #ParresiaBooks #OrigamiBooks and #CorditeBooks

 

6. @ankarapress

Bio: Contemporary African romance fiction

Tweets We Love:

  • Fabulous interview with Ankara Press author Amina Thula in Weekly Trust Weekend Magazine… http://fb.me/2Z0rf9otF
  • ‘The Fear of Writing Romance’ by Ankara Press author Oyindamola Affinnih:… http://fb.me/3aYTK0s2e
  • You can buy six deliciously readable contemporary romance e-book titles from http://www.ankarapress.com
  • Read latest interview with Ankara author Ola Awonubi here:… http://fb.me/6ETGlSnWv
  • If this is the first time you are downloading/reading an e-book, we’ve created a handy guide:… http://fb.me/45y3goGo0

 

7. @ bookcraftafrica

Bio: At BOOKCRAFT, we publish, package, and distribute a healthy list of ‘home grown’ titles essentially for the discerning reader.

Tweets We Love:

  • Interesting fiction titles……….. pick up one to read for the weekend! call 08073199967 or 08037220773 to order.
  • Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author. – Jean de la Bruyere
  • “I regard the discovery of one’s favorite author as the most critical event in one’s intellectual development.” #books ― Lin Yutang
  • A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author’s soul. -Aldous Huxley
  • JURY FOR WOLE SOYINKA PRIZE AND NEW ADVISORY BOARD……….. http://bookcraftafrica.com/blogd/8/ @GlobacomLimited @wole_soyinka

 

8. @ HTTCL1

Bio: HTT Communications is about Publishing / Media / Communication & Training: Breathing life to the tiniest of thoughts…

Tweets We Love:

  • Secrets of a phenomenal book that sells itself: meticulous editor, a good publisher and a magnificent cover design. Call: HTTC @ 07063686740
  • Have an idea or story you wish turned into a book but don’t trust your writing prowess? We are contractor writers; we write, you author.
  • If there is a book you want to read but it hasn’t been written, then you must write it. Lend your voice to African History, publish with us.
  • Publish with us and go platinum… Consult us today 08035274006, 08022225676.
  • Want details about publishing? Send all your questions to httcommunications@gmail.com where we are waiting to providing you with all answers

 

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Joy Ehonwa

Joy Ehonwa is an editor and a writer who is passionate about relationships and personal development. She runs Pinpoint Creatives, a proofreading, editing, transcription and ghostwriting service. Email: pinpointcreatives [at] yahoo.com

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  1. ngozika oguekwe

    ngozika oguekwe

    10th October 2015 at 10:21 pm

    Very important information to have in one’s handbag.

    Knowledge is power!

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