Can You Overedit?

I wrote the first edition of this article in May 2019. Two years later and five published books, I still believe that yes, you can overedit because perfection is impossible. I defy you to name a book where mistakes are non-existent. Even with the benefit of a professional editor, I’ve found errors in several of the books I’ve read. Typically, they’re minor mistakes, but they’re … Continue reading Can You Overedit?

Which Publications Require An ISBN?

An ISBN or International Standard Book Number, is the unique numeric identifier that’s used around the world to identify books and many publications. If in doubt as to what publications require an ISBN the following is a list of items that do. AudiobooksBooks (printed)eBooks (digital books)Picture booksStorybooksGraphic novelsBrochuresPamphletsMapsPosters (educational)CD-ROMs (non music)DVDs (educational, documentary) Items that do not qualify for ISBNs are: Coloring books (with no … Continue reading Which Publications Require An ISBN?