*+-Superior Formatting Publishing offered a version of War and Peace, through B&N’s Nook store, but a find/replace error changed the word Kindle to Nook throughout.
*+-Teaching grammar rules as commandments takes the fun out of working with the language, says the editor of Cengage’s Hodges Harbrace Handbook.
*+-There is not much consensus on the proper way to write out technology-related words. Take our survey and tell us how you do it.
*+-Amazon and Barnes & Noble are on a mission to drop ‘the’ and other articles from references to their Kindle and Nook platforms and devices. Really?
*+-Why are there so many damn errors in e-books? One frustrated reader sought answers from a prominent digital publisher and two conversion houses.
*+-If e-books feel more ephemeral than print books, are the mistakes therein less alarming?
*+-Grammatical, spelling and formatting errors in books and e-books are becoming more commonplace, but do overstretched publishers give a damn?
*+-More errors are appearing in books and e-books. Is digitization to blame? Are editors overworked? Are consumers demanding too much content?
*+-By Hannah Johnson The 2010 AP Stylebook is available today in print, and you might actually want to rush out and buy yourself a copy because there are some pretty interesting new “styles” in there. Mashable reported today that the AP Stylebook has been updated with 42 new rules about proper usage and spelling of technology and social media terms. …