Why Oba Kunta?

Oba Kunta Octopus offers clients the rare opportunity to work with established professional editors and ghostwriters who will guide them through every step of the process to ensure that their book (and other communication project) is well written, meticulously edited, and published. At Oba Kunta Octopus, we specialize in Ghostwriting, Promotional Business writing, Memoir writing, Technical writing, Editing and proof-reading and Book publishing (eBook and printed book), including eBook conversion and self-publishing on POD).

Contact Info
  • Address: PO Box 28343-00200, Wilson Airport, Langata Rd.,
    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Phone: +254 733 826 811
  • Email: info@obakunta.co.ke

Premium Book Editing & Proofreading. Fast, affordable, professional editing for self-published authors.

Our meticulous editing and formatting services will improve the strength of your manuscript and ensure that it is well written, free of error, and fully prepared for publication.

“Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”


Whether you’re looking for basic proofreading, substantial rewriting, or comprehensive ghostwriting services, we can tailor our services to suit your manuscript’s needs. Our clients include authors, publishing houses, and first-time writers, and we guarantee that you’ll be 100% satisfied with our work.



Our Service Options include:

  • Basic proofreading to correct typos, punctuation, and grammatical errors
  • Heavy editing to improve flow, clarity, syntax, and sentence structure
  • Critical review and consultation on how to strengthen your manuscript
  • Developmental editing to enhance the structure and substance of the text
  • Rewriting or paraphrasing
  • Ghostwriting original content to fill in the gaps
  • Comprehensive publishing services, including soliciting major publishers and managing the entire self-publishing process for you

Every Author Needs a Professional Editor

Even the most gifted and widely published authors rely on professional editors to elevate the quality of their manuscript and proofread their writing. The fact is that you’re simply too close to your manuscript to identify mistakes or areas in need of improvement. And while your best friend or relative with an English degree may think they’re a strong editorial candidate, the reality is that your manuscript needs a professional editor with expert knowledge of modern publishing conventions and a thorough understanding of the book industry.

Why Choose Us to Edit Your Manuscript?

Choose us because you deserve the best editing service in the industry. Our firm offers you the rare opportunity to work with a highly qualified editor who will guide you through every step of the process to ensure that your book is well written, meticulously edited, and prepared for publishing.

Professional Editing Services

From the moment you contact us, you’ll be treated with the highest level of professionalism, customer service, and dedication to editorial excellence. We take great pride in the quality of our work and value long-lasting professional relationships. Our accomplished firm boasts a long history of success and offers decades of combined professional experience.

Personalized Editing Approach

Our editing services are tailored to the needs of your manuscript and can include rewriting awkward sentences, adding transitional phrases, ensuring logical flow, or even ghostwriting new content. We can edit as lightly or heavily as you like, and we always offer our professional opinion on how your manuscript can be further improved.

Unparalleled Customer Service

Every client and manuscript are unique, which is why we prioritize getting to know you, your book, and determining exactly how to best achieve your publishing goals. Our team will be intimately involved in every aspect of the process to ensure the highest level of quality service. We are available to you via phone and email during extended office hours and we remain on-call during evenings and weekends. Our dedicated team enjoys helping clients through every step of the process—call us at any time!

Proven Record of Publishing Success

Not only do we provide premium book editing services, but we also offer comprehensive assistance through the entire publishing or self-publishing process. Our extensive client list includes authors, celebrities, business executives, scholarly journals, publishing houses, and a wide variety of amateur writers.

World-class editing at working-class prices!

See how our pricing  based on a 60,000 word, non-fiction book.  Matches up against other editing services you know and you will find that we are fair.

COPY EDITING   Costs $1,197    Turntime is 8 to 10 days
LINE EDITING   Costs $1,710    Turntime is 10 to 12 days

How it works

Description: Choose your editing package

1. Choose the book editing service you need.

Description: Upload your Word document

2. Upload your Word document

Description: Retrieve your edited manuscript

3. Retrieve your professionally edited manuscript in 8-10 days.

You don’t have to place a book order to take advantage of our book editing services. All you need is your finished manuscript to get things started.


Why edit your book with Oba Kunta Octopus?


Compare our rates with any other book editing business. Authors generally pay anywhere from $1,500 to $3,000 for basic editing services. You’ll pay up to 50% less using Oba Kunta Octopus Editing Services. Plus there are no minimums or set up fees. You pay based only on the word-count of your book. You’ll get the best book for your buck with us.


Self-publishing is about getting your book to market faster. We’ll efficiently have your edited manuscript ready for you in 8 to 10 business days.


This is more than a simple proofreading service. Your book is edited by seasoned, professional editors who work with bestselling authors in every genre. You’ll receive a fully edited manuscript along with any additional editor notes and suggestions.


We stand behind every product and service with the strongest guarantee in the self-publishing business. Your manuscript will be edited to your satisfaction and delivered on time. If any grammatical errors are missed you will receive a second edit at no extra charge. Most importantly, you will always have control of all corrections and suggestions made to your work.

Upload Your Book

After you upload your unedited file, Oba Kunta Octopus will match your manuscript with professional editors who specialize in your particular genre. They’ll give your book a thorough edit and often provide helpful comments and suggestions.


Get in touch with us and join our growing community of professionals.

Your Book Deserves an Expert Editor and Consultant!

Call now at +254-733 826 811 and get a discounted quote!

We will give your book a thorough edit.