This is Oba Kunta Octopus. To know us is to know our work

Know our products and services with the strongest guarantee in the writing, publishing and creative services business.

Oba Kunta Octopus started twenty years ago as a premium writing, editing and creative agency and is now growing to become the Kenya’s leading publishing company with an impressive client list specializing in a variety of creative services as well. Our services are designed to help companies achieve results beyond their dreams. We provide quality end-to-end page composition and publication services to new and established authors, editing and publishing companies, creative and marketing agencies, professionals in all areas, literary agents and independent writers working in all genres, educators. learning institutions, NGOs, International organisations, private companies, governments institutions, entrepreneurial business leaders, career seekers and students. Clients are at the center of Oba Kunta Octopus’ business, and we take pride in assisting authors throughout the entire writing, editing, revising, and publishing (or self-publishing) processes.

Section #1 About Our Writing Services

Oba Kunta Octopus offers clients the rare opportunity to work with established professional writers who will guide them through every step of the process to ensure that their books (and other communication projects) are well written, meticulously edited, and published.

No, we are not just writing consultants...

Oba Kunta Octopus, as a professional writing, publishing and creative services company, has years of experience writing fiction and non-fiction books like memoirs and biographies, real-life, experoence books, motivational books, Christian books, educational books, marketing publications such as newsletters, white papers, case studies, website content, and other promotional writing services designed to deliver results higher than any other services on the market today. We cover the whole gamut. So, for exampe, when your company needs promotional writing services guaranteed to deliver results, or if you're a pastor or a professional wanting to write that life-changing book, hire Oba Kunta’s team of writing consultants to get the job done.

Oba Kunta Octopus deliverspremium writing services:

  • GHOSTWRITING: Fiction and Non-fiction ghostwriting including including Comprehensive Book Review and Consultation). Memoirs & biographies, Self-help ghostwriting and any other personalised form of ghostwriting i.e motivational books, real-life experience books, company history books, Christian books, novels, text books, childrens books, sports books etc. Let us write your book in your voice.

  • MASS MEDIA WRITING: Copywriting, Newsletter writing, Article writing, Blog writing, Brochure writing, Optimized press release writing.

  • BUSINESS WRITING: Proposal writing, Business Books Writing, Articles for newspaper and for web publishing, Installation guides writing, Whitepaper writing, Case study writing.

  • ACADEMIC WRITING: Essays, term papers, text books, theses, project assignments, and other academic writing.

  • MARKETING WRITING: Marketing writing, Sales copywriting, Advertising copywriting.

  • WEB CONTENT & ONLINE WRITING: Online Writing, SEO Copywriting, Website content writing, Blog Writing, Social profiling, media content generation and management.

  • TECHNICAL WRITING & ONLINE WRITING: Technical documentation writing, Technical writing consultants, Technical writing, User documentation writing.

What do you get with Oba Kunta Octopus writing consultants?

You get a team with a polish. Not just one person. You get a team of senior writers, senior editors, and senior writing consultants. You get a team of writing consultants who know how to deliver the best in writing to your target audiences. Attract more customers, clients, and prospects. Increase your revenue. And do it all without sacrificing your budget.

In fact, you get:

  • To save money while increasing revenue
  • Spend less on our custom writing services and achieve results
  • Results that will have you saying, “finally, a company that can deliver results!”
  • Personalized service from professionals, no more wondering who you do business with
  • Statistical report on your successes, that’s right, your success(es)



Oba Kunta Octopus Team of Writers with Years of Publishing Experience

When you hire Oba Kunta Octopus Writing Services, you are ensuring that your manuscript will not only meet but exceed industry standards. We are an elite group of professional writers and consultants with a proven track record of success. The Oba Kunta Octopus team has meticulously written hundreds of manuscripts— for both large publishing houses and independent authors. Professional, personal, and successful, Oba Kunta Octopus has what it takes to guarantee that your book meets both your expectations, with publishing standards as a side kick. We take our professional writing work seriously. Many of our writers have earned either an Masters or PhD (and sometimes both) in creative and technical writing, allowing you to rest assured that the writer assigned to your project is keenly aware of the elements and demands of a successful work. Our writers and managing editors will always be closely involved in the critical planning stages of your project. They will help you think about the elements critical to any successful written work. Our writers will work closely and skillfully with you from the very beginning of the book writing process.

A Holistic Service. Comprehensive Customer Care

At Oba Kunta Octopus, we pride ourselves on being available to our clients for every step of the writing, editing, and publishing process. Since our business thrives on returning clients and referrals, it is our foremost goal to offer you both exceptional quality and unparalleled customer service from the moment you first contact us. For your convenience, our writer-in-chief—not a junior writer or secretary—is available to take your call and discuss your project in full detail. Our service allows you to interact directly with your writer, as well as receive critical review and consultation from other members of our experienced staff. From brainstorming your first draft to submitting the final book proposal to publishers and agents, we will be readily available to you as writers and professional consultants. Oba Kunta Octopus technical writing services team can analyze your company/product technical information needs, create online help, installation guides, quick start guides, user documentation, and other technical documentation for your company. Your book will be developed to communicate effectively to multiple audiences. Readers typically range from beginner to advanced so your book must be written to communicate to a wide range of skills and experience.

Section #2 Editing Services

World-class editing at working-class prices! Fast, affordable, professional editing for self-published authors.

One of the unique advantages of working with Oba Kunta Octopus is that we employ editors with advanced degrees and world-class competence. Every book needs editing, yet editing yourself is nearly impossible.Oba Kunta Octopus allows you the opportunity to have even the most technical manuscript or article reviewed or critiqued at a professional level. We will ensure that your material is accurate, logical, and intellectually stimulating.

Even bestselling authors would never dream of attempting it. Hiring an experienced book editor is often the best investment you can make for your book, and your writing career.

Oba Kunta Octopus Editing Services is for authors who need premium book editing for an affordable price. We’ve negotiated special rates with an exclusive network of editors from around the globe. Now for the first time ever, self-published authors have the opportunity to work directly with these topflight editors.

Projects in which we specialize

  • Business books
  • Memoirs and biographies
  • Novels
  • Non fiction
  • Articles
  • Self-help books
  • Short stories
  • Plays and screen plays
  • Manuals (technical)
  • Christian books
  • Blogs and online writing
  • Book reviews

Comprehensive services

  • Developmental (structural/thematic) editing
  • Suggestions and feedback where appropriate
  • Revisions for voice, tone, rhetoric, and style
  • Copy editing
  • Query letters and book proposals for agents/publishers
  • Formatting for E-Book publication
  • Publishing consultation (see the next section for Publishing)

World-class editing at working-class prices!

See how our pricing matches up against other editing services (based on a 60,000 word, non-fiction book):

100% Confidential and No Rights Reserved

While many services require recognition or sales incentives, our service is 100% confidential. We reserve no rights to the products and services we provide. Everything we write is considered the sole property of the client. If you contract with us, you—and only you—will be recognized as the author and owner of your material.

Section #3 Publishing. Self-publishing, simplified.

An overview of our book publishing packages and services

We believe in People Powered Publishing, which means our crew of authors, editors, designers, bloggers, and artists are dedicated to helping all writers self-publish successfully.

Oba Kunta Octopus offers an array of publishing packages created to make your literary journey easier. After you write and edit your book, we complete the design of the interior and cover, get your book listed by big distributors and online stores, then we print (on-demand) as orders come in, and pay royalties on each sale. And you retain all the rights to your work at every stage.

From first-timers to veterans, novelists to reserachers, Universoty dons to NGOs, we’ve helped thousands prove that it doesn’t take a traditional publishing deal to bring a dream to life. You can do it yourself—and Oba Kunta Octopus has the friendly customer service, knowledgeable publishing specialists, and quality book printing you need to get the job done.


Print + eBooks + POD

Sell your printed books and eBooks worldwide! Includes as few as 100 printed books, Print On Demand, eBook publishing, cover design, and more.

Printed Books: Custom Book Printing

You can order premium quality books in a wide variety of trim sizes in a matter of minutes. Includes a money-back satisfaction guarantee. You can get 100 books in as fast as 1 day!

Print On Demand

We help you sell your book around the globe! Add Print On Demand and worldwide distribution to your order of printed books.

Single Book Printing (1 copy)

Even if you need just need one book, no problem! Any trim size, cover style, and binding you want, you get it!

Printed Book Cover Design

A professionally designed cover will instantly (and attractively) convey the essence of what your book is about.

Interior Book Design & Formatting

Our staff of professional book designers will work with your input and create a custom layout to match the theme and message of your book.

eBook Publishing & Conversion: eBook Self-Publishing Package

Our eBook publishing package includes everything you need to publish, promote, and sell your book worldwide.

eBook Conversion Only

Let our experts create a worry-free eBook file that can be read on Kindles, iPads, Nooks, and more. Professionally convert your eBook and deliver a high quality product to your readers, including a final format proof for your review.

eBook Cover Design

The professionals of the Oba Kunta PublishingDesign Studio will create a professional, eye-catching cover for your eBook to help you stand out from the rest.

Fixed Layout for iBooks

Fixed Layout eBooks are a popular format for certain eBooks that require their images and text to be fixed to exact spots on each page just like their printed book counterparts. This package includes conversion of your high-resolution PDF file into an Fixed Layout eBook designed exclusively for Apple iBooks. 


We’ll convert all your graphic images including photographs, artwork, illustrations, graphs, tables, and charts.

Direct To Readers Sales

Authors can promote their books through free book reviews, placement on book discovery sites and much more. FREE to all Oba Kunta Publishingauthors


A unique ISBN barcode for your eBook so our partners can identify your eBook in the digital marketplace and report sales accordingly.

Section #4 Creative services

Oba Kunta Creative Services team combines strategic thinking, imagination and technology to provide branding, user experience and communications solutions across a wide variety of mediums including print, Web design and multimedia. Driven by experienced, innovative professionals, we understand the critical elements and best practices for gaining attention, communicating ideas and advancing your brand. Whether its launching a new marketing/advertising idea or reinvigorating an existing identity, we work with you to make sure your project succeeds in the most compelling and effective ways.

Our comprehensive service includes:

Creative graphic design solutions: We can provide innovative and fresh design solutions for any creative project like marketing campaigns, and for print design such as brochures designs, catalogues, annual reports, prospectuses, newsletters, magazines, signage, product packaging design, design of logos, corporate Identity, brochures, catalogue design, annual reports, newsletters, magazines, posters, business cards, letterheads, flyers, illustrations, corporate guidelines for print and graphics stand manual (GSM) etc.

Sound creative services: visual communication using graphic design, concepts, visuals, sound ideas, marketing ideas.

BTL advertising & promotions: reliable BTL advertising and promotions, events, Point-of-Sale solutions, campaigns, launches, instore promotions.

Strategic marketing communications: In marketing commnications, we create clear and consistent messages for your brand to attract more customers and prospects. Strategic marketing communications is all about advertising, marketing, marketing audits, web marketing, web advertising, website evaluations, social media marketing, email marketing, search engine marketing, direct marketing, press & advertising campaigns, public relations, copywriting.

Branding: Brand development, branding strategy and development, brand promise, brand equity, corporate and product branding, rebranding, internal communication, brand touch points, employee training on brand.

Print design solution: High end graphics and print design solutions - Printing & print management, contractual publishing, book production & distribution.

Remarkable multimedia design: Interactive presentations, Web design and electronic profiles, CD/DVD publishing, business presentation, professional PowerPoint presentation and Flash animation.

End to end marketing: Direct marketing, advertising campaigns, strategic marketing, marketing audits.

Gains: Guaranteed results upon successful completion of customized marketing campaign.

MORE gains: A customized marketing communications plan specific to your business.

Oba Kunta Vision

We strive to exceed our customer's communication objectives and improve their image and business opportunities through the development of creative ideas that leave a lasting impression with positive and measurable outcomes.

Our company provides a convenient, true, one stop visual communications service from a single supplier, supported by a dedicated team of experienced professionals..

We believe in delivering creative solutions, true value, quality products, customer commitment and prompt service with business integrity while acknowledging excellence, loyalty and dedication.

Oba Kunta Skills


About Oba Kunta

Oba Kunta is a multi-disciplinary, multi-service writing, editing, publishing, design and visual communications company with a unique business structure dedicated to delivering creative solutions. Using a combination of specialised services from within one company, we strive to ensure our customers achieve their goals on time and on budget, and in a convenient and cost effective and hassle free way. Basically Oba Kunta is Kenya's Writing, Editing, Print Publishing, POD, Creative Services, eBooks Publishing & Distribution agency. The company utilizes its seven units to delivers a holistic communication solution via one point of contact to guarantee brand consistency.

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