Tag: publishing

Op-Ed: Anthony Bourdain, a Writer First

Op-Ed: Anthony Bourdain, a Writer First

Many view the beloved Anthony Bourdain as someone whose career was built around cooking and cuisine, as he was most famous for his popular food and travel shows. More dedicated fans may also know of his book Kitchen Confidential, which launched his career. It is no secret that Bourdain was a writer, but Laurie Woolever’s book Bourdain The Definitive Oral Biography offers a different perspective on Bourdain’s legacy, a writer who became a chef rather than the other way around.

U.K. Bookseller publishes books for dyslexic readers

U.K. Bookseller publishes books for dyslexic readers

Alistair Sims, owner of a Clevedon bookshop, aims to publish books that are more accessible to readers with dyslexia. He uses a darker, cream colored paper and Verdana font when he prints his new series and preserves the content of the book, altering the format – spacing words and letters differently so that they are easier to read for those with dyslexia.

Recently, more writers have been self-publishing their work

Recently, more writers have been self-publishing their work

As a writer, finding a publisher can be a difficult process. Not every creator has the means to have their work published and many publishers are highly selective about the work that they choose to represent. Some writers avoid this challenge by self-publishing their work, which can be a tedious process because the writer must produce, publish, and market their own work without the aid or resources of a publishing company. Publishing companies can also help with self-publishing, but the creator must finance the project on their own.

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