2 Responses to “For those who think epublishers hire just anyone…”

  1. Tamara October 31, 2007 at 1:30 PM #

    I just started reading a print book I recently purchased from another epublisher. It is rife with typos, consistent lack of commas where commas absolutely should be, and mistakes that would make you wince, like using “vein” when the word should have been “vain”. I haven’t seen those kinds of errors in books I’ve purchased from Samhain and certain other publishers.

    Quality is reflected in the product. I’d think that readers who purchase Samhain’s products take it for granted that your hiring process is done with care. I’m sure both the authors submitting and the readers appreciate the hell out of that. :cheer:

    You did, however, send a chill up my spine with the phrase “mental math” and your obvious affection for spreadsheets. :shudder:
    :boff:

    oh, and Happy Halloween!

  2. Angie October 31, 2007 at 1:34 PM #

    I don’t know about affection, but such a necessary evil. I’m at the point where I need a spreadsheet to track all of my spreadsheets 😉

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