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VisionAware peer advisors share their experiences and helpful tips on self-publishing for readers who are blind or visually impaired and interested in publishing their own books.

Easy Ways to Become a Guest Blogger with Low Vision

Do you often think about sharing your experience of vision loss but lack the resources to blog your own post? Perhaps you have a passion in other areas of your life you know would help others if they only knew what you knew, but coding a web post is not your forte? No problemconsider becoming a guest blogger! Maribel Steel, who is legally blind, a VisionAware peer advisor, and a Top 100 Freelance Blogger (as listed on Feedspot.com) wants to let you know it’s absolutely possible! Here are some easy ways to help you get started as a blogger without having to set up your own blog and why it is a great way to sneak into writing on the Internet. Open the Gate to Possibility <img src="http://www.afb.org/image.ashx?ImageID=8708"


How I Self-Published a Book as a Writer Who Is Visually Impaired

What better way is there to leave a legacy to your family than to self-publish your own book? A book with stories and family recipes from three generations to nourish their future? This was my reason for keeping my publishing project a secret from my family so that I could produce the final book as a Christmas gift to my grown-up children. Come behind the scenes to discover how, as a writer who visually impaired, I created my book with three helper elves to make my legacy a reality. A Precious Gift The bright spark of an idea came to me in a flash three months before Christmas. I’d write a recipe book as a surprise and gift it to them for


Self-Publishing: Challenges and Rewards

Compiled by Maribel Steel Have you wondered about publishing your own book to share your life’s experience and expertise? You may think there are a lot of books out there about living with low vision and indeed, there are quite a fewexcept there is always room in the world of self-publishing to include your creative work too. In a previous post, Self-Publishing: A Pathway to Sharing Your Story,


Self-Publishing: A Pathway to Sharing Your Story

Compiled by Maribel Steel   Editor’s note: This is part one of a series of posts by VisionAware peers who want to share their experience and advice on the topic of self-publishing. We begin the series with Dave Steele, who has discovered his voice through writing poetry. He offers tips on what he has found to be keys to success on his pathway to self-publishing as a person who is visually impaired as a result of


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