Training in Writing and Publishing
AFRICA LEADERSHIP STUDY RESOURCES
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If you are interested in developing your writing or editing skills or publishing materials we know of two organizations with years of experience and expertise that specifically focus on this. There may be others that you know of that could be added. There may be programs at some of the educational institutions that could be listed. Media Associates International focuses on writing, editing and publishing books. Magazine Training Institute focuses on writing, editing and publishing magazines.
ALS findings confirmed that there is much work to be done in making culturally contextual literature and digital materials available across Africa. A number of factors contribute to this. There is the ongoing task of developing African writers, editors and publishers. There is also the task of overcoming the difficulties of distribution – of both print and digital materials. They are explored in depth in the chapter entitled “Reading and Leading: Favorite Authors of African Christians” in the ALS book “Patterns in African Christian Leadership”. It will take the efforts of many organizations and individuals working together to address this complex challenge. See also “Publishing” and “Print on Demand” Topics.
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