Alexander Anichkin created a small publishing company in 2005, in order to produce a monthly, glossy magazine. To keep costs down, he bought iWork to launch the publication, planning to invest in a full creative suite later on. But the longer he used iWork, the more he discovered its full creative potential—the stuff that the manuals don't tell you—and in 2006 he started writing his popular and influential blog I Work in Pages to share his discoveries with thousands of followers world-wide.
In iWork for Mac OS X Cookbook, he has shown, to both new and experienced iWork users, how this inexpensive software is all you need to fulfill your professional creative projects.
Russian-born Alexander Anichkin was trained in political journalism, editing, design, and print production in Moscow and Wales. He worked at TASS and Izvestia as an editor and writer in Russia, Britain, and Japan before going independent. He now lives in France with his family.