Digital Products Coordinator working at a Christian publishing company. Loving all the publishing blogs out there (looking directly at you "Life in eBook Publishing"). Since Amazon, and other retailers, think they're the bees knees, I thought creating a publishing blog dedicated to them would be a "good" move. Thanks for following!

 

When someone is super excited about using HTML 5 and CSS 3 to make pop up windows in their eBook

lifenebooks:

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Were you planning to sell that anywhere except Apple?  I guess not….

Yeah, not excited about adding that to my list of coding to know.

Reblog this and I will draw you a personal game of thones house sigil, name and saying based on your blog.

eban-kun:

But couple of rules going along with this!
-Only the first 150 to reblog will receive one.
-Likes don’t count
-don’t have to be following me but it would be very nice of you to do so.
-end of rules :)

(Source: naamegame)

Finding a BIG problem you haven’t encountered before.

Imagine the person in boots is who found the issue. The big animal is a coworker just being like “wtf?”

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whatshouldwecallediting:

HOW I FEEL ABOUT MY COMPUTER DECIDING IT WAS TIME TO DIE FOREVER IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT LAST NIGHT (RIGHT AS I FINISHED UP AN EDIT, WHICH IS NOW IRRETRIEVABLE.)

I am so sorry! That is the worst.

whatshouldwecallediting:

HOW I FEEL ABOUT MY COMPUTER DECIDING IT WAS TIME TO DIE FOREVER IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT LAST NIGHT (RIGHT AS I FINISHED UP AN EDIT, WHICH IS NOW IRRETRIEVABLE.)

I am so sorry! That is the worst.

When one of my authors told me that the manuscript that is under contract with us is also under contract with another publisher because he thought it was important to have a backup.

lifenacademicpublishing:

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I’ve always been confused by that. Isn’t that illegal, or is it just frowned upon? I suppose I’m assuming that when a manuscript goes under contract the author has to sign something saying he’s giving all rights to the publisher? Or is it way more complicated than that?

Search and Replace ALL

How I look before I do a “Search and Replace ALL” in TextWrangler on HTML files.

So scared that fixing grammatical errors could cause coding errors. For instance, book I’m working on right now, the coders added an extra space for every colon, so it looks like ” : “. Do I do a Search and Replace ALL or do I go and individually change each one of the 8000 instances, to make sure it doesn’t affect code?

When the publisher fixes their own epub errors

lifebylifenebooks:

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This sentiment is reserved for a special few.

WAIT? THAT HAPPENS?!? Where do you guys work? Wait for me! [Don’t worry, not actually expecting you to reveal your identities ;) ]