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CHANGING KENYA'S LITERARY LANDSCAPE
Monday, September 17, 2012  10:47:00 PM

by Alexander Nderitu



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Kenyan e-book writer Alexander Nderitu has written a ''paper'' to help guide future authors into the uncertain, technology-laden, future.

 

 RE: CHANGING KENYA’S LITERARY LANDSCAPE (2012 onwards) 
 
'This guy has sat down and simplified the life of every one considering making a living from writing in Kenya.' - Journalist James Murua, 'Alexander Nderitu’s guide for Kenyan writers'  
 
‘My revolution will not be televised – it will be downloaded.’ – Alexander Nderitu, Kenyan e-book pioneer
 
Kenyan e-book writer Alexander Nderitu (author of 'When the Whirlwind Passes') has written a 'paper' to help guide future authors into the uncertain, technology-laden, future. 
 
The document, entitled 'Changing Kenya's Literary Landscape (2012 Onwards)' is useful for publishers, book sellers, the media and aspring writers. 
  
The material is freely available on the author's website www.AlexanderNderitu.com/press and will be serialised on his blog, http://alexandernderitu.blogspot.com, over the coming months. 
  
The entire document is attached to this e-mail(along with a few pictures of the author). It explores such issues as:
 
- Future Shock: Why Publishers and Booksellers Will Have to Adapt or Die
 
- Want to be a Successful Writer? STOP WRITING! (And Start Marketing)
 
- Literary Oasis: Why Kenya is the Place to Be
 
- If you’re ‘Self-Published’, You’re Probably NOT PUBLISHED AT ALL!
 
- How E-Books Work
 
- How to Convert Literary Output in COLD, HARD, CASH
 
- The Men and Women Shaping Kenya Literature
 
- Literary Awards
 
- Writing for Stage, Screen or Print
 
- Publishers are NOT THE ENEMY
 
- DON’T Send Your Manuscripts to Publishers!
 
- You Don’t NEED a Mainstream Publisher
 
- You need a AGENT more than you need a PUBLISHER
 
- Advice From some of THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS AUTHORS
 
- ANYONE can get PUBLISHED!
 
- Farewell to the Old Generation of Writers
 
- IDEAS (Good Ones!) on How to Succeed in TODAY’S Book World
 
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