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Gain an advantage by adhering to writer’s guidelines

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Why do I need guidelines? Most magazines will provide a set of “Writer’s Guidelines” to potential and interested writers who want to contribute to the publication. A good place to start, even before a query letter, is to obtain that magazine’s “Writer’s Guidelines.” This way you can make sure the article you want to write…

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MTI In Africa website launched

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We just launched mtiinafrica.com! If you’d like to know more about our next on-site publisher training opportunity, take a look. Whether you design, edit, or manage a magazine, share your favorite course with someone you know so they don’t miss out.

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Location chosen for Magazine Publishing Institute in Nairobi

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We are pleased to announce the conference site for the Magazine Publishing Institute in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will be held 30 September – 6 October, 2018, at the CORAT Africa (Christians Organizations Research and Advisory Trust of Africa), a conference center for churches and church-related organizations. In addition to conference and dining facilities, services…

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Join our Directory!

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We love to hear about your magazines! One of the ways we can connect with you is through our one-of-a-kind online directory of Christian magazines. Not only do we get to hear about your magazine, but we can connect with you and pray for you. Here Are A Few Reasons To Join The Directory: It’s…

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Pointing Out Mistakes

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By Carla Foote As an editor, I spot mistakes regularly – in the morning newspaper, on grocery store signs, on websites, and in brochures. Mistakes are everywhere. Once I’ve spotted a mistake, I have to decide whether or not to point out the mistake. It is tempting to always point out mistakes, but that can…

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Africa Speaks conference convened

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Delegates meet to foster flourishing African publishing ministry Last month, delegates from nine African nations along with Brazil, France, the United Kingdom and the United States gathered on the campus on Trinity International University for the inaugural Africa Speaks conference. According to the organizers, the stated mission of the conference was “to facilitate a network…

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Registration is open for MTI in Africa 2018

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Join Christian publishing professionals from around the world as we gather in Africa for the first time to learn about topics essential to the success of your magazine. We are now accepting registrations for the Magazine Publishing Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, 30 September – 6 October, 2018. Take this opportunity to get the Early Bird…

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Christian Publishing Professionals to Gather in Nairobi for Magazine Publishing Institute

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Christian magazine publishing professionals serving in Africa are invited to attend the first of a ten-year program of training events to be offered by Magazine Training International (MTI). The first Magazine Publishing Institute will be held 30 September – 7 October, 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya. Although publishing professionals from some 200 African magazines have taken…

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Trying to keep up on Emergencies and Disasters Around the World?

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It can be a struggle to keep up with emergencies and disasters around the world for accurate reporting. However, the website for Emergency and Disaster Information Service is a great resource with an interactive world map that allows you to click on icons that represent events such as cyclones, earthquakes, fires, etc. Each icon gives…

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Continue Learning about Writing and Editing

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Are you looking for some recommended places for continued learning about writing and editing? Check out these resources: BOOKS Editors on Editing (compiled by Gerald Gross) On Writing Well (William Zinsser) The Elements of Style (Strunk and White) The Elements of Editing (Arthur Plotnik) Spunk and Bite (Arthur Plotnik) The Art and Craft of Feature…

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