Kindle Direct Publishing - Accessibility (audio described)

Published on 3 Oct 2022, 7:02
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Transcript with visual description:
In a home office, at a desk, a young blind woman uses a desktop computer. Next to her is a large braille notebook and a bust of Jane Austen. She uses her high visibility keyboard to navigate the Kindle Direct Publishing website, using a screen reader.
- Screen reader: Amazon Direct Kindle Publishing. Self-publish your book to Amazon Kindle Store.
The computer screen shows the process screen and speaks out the books details: “Foxworthy Manor,” by Rebecca Reither. Continue setup buttons. We see a closeup of the woman, focused.
- Screen reader: Continue setup button, edits details.
The screen shows the book description entered: “A young woman advocates for her independence and her choice not to marry.” The author continues the publishing process.
- Screen reader: Make my Kindle eBook available for pre-order. Launch previewer.
The cover of the book appears with the title and author’s name above a classical painting of an 18th century castle next to a river. We switch back to the computer screen. The publish your eBook button is highlighted.
- Screen reader: “Publish your Kindle eBook” button.
A wide shot shows the author, at her desk as she says: “Jane Austen, eat your heart out.”
Words appear: Kindle makes publishing more accessible.