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2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 141

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

I hope you won't think I'm insulting the H2G2 artists for only giving four stars because I wanted more illustrations. I love what the artists do. I just love illustrations a lot. smiley - shrug


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 142

Dmitri Gheorgheni

smiley - rofl Not at all. We like more illustrations, too - thanks for the suggestion.


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 143

Recumbentman

I bought it on Amazon US (by mistake), and reviewed it on Amazon UK. I expect I can copy my review onto the US site?


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 144

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

But I don't want to have them feel overworked. I know there aren't enough artists here, and regretfully I would be hopeless if I tried to join their number. smiley - sadface

My only connection to art is landscaping with trees, shrubs, and flowers. And it's always a work in progress.


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 145

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

You could always trysmiley - towel


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 146

You can call me TC

There aren't any reviews on amazon.de either - I had to force my pc to go to amazon uk. So far, only people from h2g2 have reviewed. In fact, only people on this thread, as far as I can tell.

I shall be ordering soon, I promise.


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 147

Gnomon - time to move on

My copy arrived! It's very nice.

It's interesting that for writing in books, the paragraphs should be bigger. Short paragraphs and lots of them is better for web pages.


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 148

Baron Grim

In newspapers each "paragraph" is typically only 1-2 sentences.

Paragraphs act more as visual cues than subject containers.


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 149

Jackruss a Grand Master of Tea and Toast, Keeper of the comfy chair, who is spending a year dead for tax reasons! DNA!

Just finished chapter one of my book smiley - smiley now for the pictures smiley - laugh


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 150

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

Here's a link to my review on Amazon

http://www.amazon.com/Hitchhikers-Guide-Galaxy-Earth-Travel/dp/1978078587/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1512027478&sr=8-1&keywords=hitchhikers+guide+earth+edition


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 151

Dmitri Gheorgheni

smiley - applause This will help sell more books. Thanks!


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 152

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

Well......

People who prefer text to illustrations, maybe.

smiley - winkeye


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 153

Ottox

smiley - lurk

If it’s still of any interest, the copy that just landed in my letter box was “Printed in Germany by Amazon Distribution GmbH, Leipzig” – yes, it was bought from amazon.de.

Listed price € 28,89, which when sent to Switzerland is reduced to € 27,00 (no Mehrwertsteuer in Germany and too little for the Swiss to add it.) Also having a promo code, I ended paying “only” € 22,00. smiley - smiley

Like Recumbentmans copy *and* the one on “Look Inside” on all the amazons, .de, .com, .co.uk, this one lacks page numbers on the table of contents. (Well, It has page numbers for the table of contents pages themselves, but not for the pages shown in the table of contents – that’s surely what Recumbentman rightly found odd(?))

smiley - towel


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 154

Dmitri Gheorgheni

Thank you for that information! smiley - biggrin I am so delighted that h2g2 has been printed in historic Leipzig.

The critique about the page numbers has been taken to heart. Technical matters have been attended to. The next book will have reliable page numbers on its contents pages. smiley - smiley


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 155

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

Maybe we should think of them as discontent pages? smiley - winkeye


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 156

You can call me TC

I bought two copies the other day. One as a birthday present for my son, who would understand it, and one for myself, which I am looking forward to showing off. "I know all these people!"


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 157

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - oksmiley - biggrin

My copy disappeared at my family's Boxing Day party but as my son has been talking about it to anyone who will listen and how his mother is a great writer smiley - blush I can only assume he will not want to part with it so I'll be buying another copy soonsmiley - ok


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 158

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

smiley - applause


2017-10-31 Announcement: Book publishing by h2g2

Post 159

Baron Grim

smiley - cheers


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