Can someone with dyslexia become an author?

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Q: I have dyslexia. Can I be an author?

A: YES, yes, a resounding yes! Google any of these authors, and you will learn about their challenges with the written word, BUT you will also read about their passion for words and stories and the joy and fulfillment from becoming an author. For example, author Fleur Hitchcock wrote an article, “Why Dyslexia Shouldn’t Stop You From Being an Author,” for in 2017. The other authors offer similar encouraging words.

Do you know of other authors with dyslexia that we’ve left off this list? 

Are YOU an aspiring author? Would you like to share some of your writings with IDA Georgia? Comment below and then fill out the “Contact Us” form at or email us at We would love to read your work!