Is there any way that I could get the book as a Microsoft Word document? In the past when I have been a beta reader for indie authors I have found that it is easier for me to keep track of edits and comments with the track changes feature in Microsoft Word. If not it’s OK and I will do my best.
What’s so strange about the Rain Oxford book is that it goes to a lot of trouble to mention rabbits, and how vicious they are – that’s one of the original book’s unique features. Unless there’s some collaboration going on, Rain is essentially burning herself for plagiarism.
In many ways it would make my life much more simpler as I could merge in changes and stuff.
What I mean by old school paranoia? I started this book a long long time ago, and was planning to traditionally publish it. I was always scanning new books to make sure that no other author had stole my plot and story and got there first.
Of course, now that I’m on the third book, it would be pretty stupid for some other author to try to do something with the third book…
It’s just my old school paranoia that prevents me from doing it. epubs and pdfs give a nice, yet false, sense of security to paranoid people. These aren’t particularly protected and I can copy stuff out of them in ugly format and into word, or a reverse pdf program could do it. So it is a totally false sense of security.