Dyslexia Information

December 16, 2012

If you or someone you love suffers from dyslexia, I would suggest you drop by Fiona Phelan’s informative website.

http://braingymdublin.com/

Be sure to check out the free OpenDyslexic typeface set that can be used in many applications.

http://dyslexicfonts.com/

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A few years back a good friend patiently explained something to me. “There are two parts to becoming a published author. One is the craft of writing and the other is the business of writing. They are two entirely different skillsets.” He was quite right.

These days, the business of self publishing not only includes reading the fine print, but also preparing your book so that it can be easily read on multiple devices. The problem is that authors are the unwilling pawns in a war between the media distribution giants. Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, and other companies require totally different formats for their books. The reasoning is simple. They want to be your only source for new reading matter on their proprietary devices.

If you are going to self publish, then you will need to convert your original document into four or five totally different formats. While this can seem intimidating, it’s really not that difficult.

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