Press Note: Selecting Fonts to Use for an Anthology

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Selecting Fonts to Use for an Anthology
by Jessica Amos

Perhaps one of the most tedious parts of creating an anthology (or any kind of book) is deciding what kind of font to use. From serif to sans serif, bold to black, and the plethora of font families in Microsoft Word, choosing the perfect fonts to use can be difficult, and we have learned this getting closer to publishing our anthologies. With the pieces picked and organized, it’s become time to pick which fonts we editors will be using for the text. Because there are so many fonts, some editors may feel like this…

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