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Martha Anyango Oringo

Martha Anyango Oringo

Kampala, Uganda

Martha Oringo is a graphic designer who works and lives in Kampala.

She loves being off-the-grid and is very comfortable around libraries, museums, and coffee shops for some reason.

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A trained computer programmer whose curiosity and natural penchant for colors lead her to fall in love with graphic design and illustration that 8 years later she is happily working with both local and international organisations and still content professionally. 

She has spared no expertise in creating the African Wisdom
Series books. Of which, she is fully confident and proud to bring
into the world, into the hands of fellow curious minds from all over the world. 

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African Wisdom Gift Set

A seven-book series on Courtship, Marriage, Parenting, Money, God, Beauty and The Other Woman

A seven-book series of forgotten ancient folktales, proverbs, sayings, and poems from all corners of Africa, addressing beauty, money, God, marriage, parenting, courtship, and the other woman.

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Mind & Body Beauty, lifestyle, Humour, Art, Business, God, Gift book, coffee table book, Decoration, History, Holiday Gift Season
100,000 words
100% complete
7 publishers interested

Synopsis

'Every undertaking begets a reward' is a proverb I often heard while growing up, and being the youngest of 5 siblings I heard it a lot, you got sympathy and attention for skinning your knees or after a scolding, but as a must, I could always count on a relative or friend to always sum up the situation with a proverb, saying or folktale.
And as I grew older these saying, proverbs and tales started to make sense and prove themselves as true and trust worthy guides in my life, as relevant to me today as they must have been to the ancestors that birthed them. Timeless, simple truths, often coated in humor and vivid, mind tickling imagery.

My natural curiosity lead to me to wonder if other societies on the African continent were like mine and this search lead to several nuggets of wisdom from several Ancient African societies of which I categorized and summed up  under, God/Spirit, Love, Beauty, Money/Power, Marriage, Children/Family and The Other Woman. Hence the African Wisdom series.



Outline

The book is divided into 7 categories. North Africa, East
Africa, Horn of Africa, Central Africa, West Africa, South Africa and finally those Proverbs that fit under African Proverbs because are echoed allover the continent.

Each category is introduced by an insightful folktale from that
region.

Audience

My audience is the the Gift book,Coffee table and Home
decoration market, for the  holiday seasons, ceremonies and occasions from birthdays, to christenings, coming of age ceremonies, graduations, mothers and father's day, weddings to Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza all year round these 7 series as a whole book set can make for a perfect gift or anyone by itself.  

And their size is cozy and sturdy enough to carry with one for long periods of time since I intend them be hard covered and to come with a slip case which will make them great company for those who love to get lost in a world of words,thought and truths as old as time. 

Competition

Helen Axley Gift books at www.helenexley.com
Shades of Color at www.shadescalendars.com
and the Christian gift book Industry.

7 publishers interested Express interest
Red Wheel / Weiser logo Red Wheel / Weiser

1,000 copies • Partial manuscript • Looking for esoteric, occult teachings, metaphysics and magick, astrology, tarot, Eastern thought, Western mystery traditions, new consciousness, and received wisdom.
Weiser Books, begun by Donald Weiser, publishes books for spiritual seekers and students from all walks of life and at all points on the path. Founded in Berkeley, CA in 1987, Conari Press publishes books that aim to nourish the mind, body and spirit. To inspire creativity, laughter, gratitude, forgiveness, and a way of looking at the world that fosters living the examined life—and sharing it with others. And recovery books for those on a journey of clean and sober living. Our bestselling series Random Acts of Kindness is known to millions.

Our imprints: Hampton Roads Publishing has published over 500 titles on a variety of subjects including, spirituality, health, and other related topics since its founding in 1989. Disinformation Books, , was founded in 1997 and publishes on topics as wide-ranging as conspiracy theory, secret societies, ancient civilizations, and current affairs. Career Press was recently acquired by Red Wheel Weiser, LLC. This imprint focuses on leadership, management, an business development.

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Mind & Body, Science

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250 copies • Partial manuscript.
Atmosphere Press is an independent publisher dedicated to author rights. We publish in all genres and have an exceptional editorial, design, and promotional staff. We stand for Honesty, Transparency, Professionalism, and Kindness. We want our authors and their readers to be blown away when they first hold that book in their hands. It needs to look good inside and out, and feel good to the touch. And, of course, the words need to be top-notch, and our editors are devoted to making that the case.

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Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Personal Growth & Self-Improvement, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

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250 copies • Partial manuscript.
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Children Fiction, Christian Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Commercial Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBT Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Mind & Body, Mythology & Folk Tales, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Women's Fiction, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Children Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Communication Skills, Corporate Culture, Crafts & Hobbies, Creativity, Current Affairs, Economics, Education, Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Humor & Entertainment, Journalism, LGBT Non-Fiction, Management & Leadership, Marketing & Sales, Mindfulness & Happiness, Money & Investment, Motivation & Inspiration, Nature & Environment, Parenting, Personal Growth & Self-Improvement, Philosophy, Politics & Social Sciences, Popular Science, Productivity & Time Management, Psychology, Reference, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Sex & Relationships, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel, YA Non-Fiction, Science Fiction & Humour

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100 copies • Partial manuscript.
Bookmobile provides book printing, graphic design, and other resources to support book publishers in an ever-changing environment. Superior quality, excellent customer service, flexibility, and timely turnarounds have attracted nearly 1,000 satisfied clients to Bookmobile, including trade houses, university presses, independent publishers, museums, galleries, artists, and more. In addition, we manage eBook conversions and produce galleys, and regularly provide short-run reprints of 750 copies or fewer for major publishers such as Graywolf Press.

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Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Personal Growth & Self-Improvement, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

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100 copies • Completed manuscript.
Happy Self Publishing has helped 500+ authors to get their books self-published, hit the #1 position in the Amazon bestseller charts, and also establish their author website & brand to grow their business. And the best thing is, we do all this without taking away your rights and royalties. Let's schedule a call to discuss the next steps in your book project: www.meetme.so/jyotsnaramachandran

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100 copies • Completed manuscript.
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Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Personal Growth & Self-Improvement, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

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