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How to Request Changes to an Adobe PDF Proof

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Authors will often spend a lot of time fine tuning their manuscript before submitting for page production. Hours and hours are often spent looking over the text, fine tuning and spotting typos, spelling and grammatical errors. Even if the manuscript is professionally copy-edited, there is likely to still be some changes required once the pages are produced. The issue now is that the Word file is no longer in use, the text has since been inserted into Adobe InDesign and only that file can be changed. Therefore, any changes at this stage will need to be carried out by the...

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Self-Publishing and How it Can Work for You

Just recently there was a Moneybox feature on BBC Radio 4 about self-publishing and the one thing that concerned us was the number of people who are being misled by what many are calling "hybrid publishers". There appears to be companies within the UK who are falsely promising authors success and taking their money to produce and publish their book. Often it seems they are also taking the rights away from the authors, introducing contracts and then, if the book does not sell, the author is left high and dry with nothing. At Riverside Publishing Solutions, we have often referred...

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