Lagos, 12 September 2023 – The Board of Trustees and Management of the Society of Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) are proud to announce its upcoming fiction and non-fiction workshop themed: The Fundamentals of Editing Fiction and Non-Fiction. A three-weekend virtual training scheduled to hold from 15 to 30 September 2023

The aim of the workshop is to train participants in the fundamental techniques of editing and improving fiction and non-fiction stories. According to the Executive Director, Anwuli Ojogwu, “The course will help participants gain understanding of the core building blocks of fiction and non-fiction, and work on breaking down strengths and weaknesses.” The course requires a combination of creativity, critical and technical skills.

Early and emerging editors, writers and content creators will benefit greatly from this course as well as established editors and writers who want to improve or refresh their existing skills. The course will be delivered through discussions, group work, class exercises, reading assignments and case studies.

The training sessions will be facilitated by experienced professional editors and writers from Nigeria and Ghana.

For more information on how to enroll in the training, email: Call or send a WhatsApp message to 09085999928.

Registration: N120,000 (One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira Only)


The Society for Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) is an educational and professional association that represents and supports editorial professionals to develop editorial skills that meet global best practices through training and resources. It is also extended to other professionals who work within publications, broadcasting, digital media, legal services, communications, public relations and academia. The organisation also provides guidance on editorial standards. 


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