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by ChrisRosser
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: Writer's Block
Topic: How many words in a chapter?
Replies: 32
Views: 9966

chapter's about as long as a piece of string

I'm glad i'm not the only one who's nutted over this one! For me a chapter should be a self contained unit of the book, a logical subdivison if you will. That seems to work for me anyway. Usually that means grouping scenes chronologically by character POV or less frequently by theme if I'm experimen...
by ChrisRosser
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:17 am
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: Automated US to UK spelling
Replies: 2
Views: 2519

trickier than it looks!

I used to work with a publishing company in Australia and was asked the same thing. The house sourced content from the UK and the North America and the editors needed a means of changing the spelling variations to the local Aus flavour (which incidently is about halfway between the US and UK dialect...