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Offline Wuff

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Re: Pirelli, Bimini, Komaromy Glass - London Lampworkers Book 1 published
« Reply #20 on: February 25, 2013, 10:17:25 AM »
Please put feedback about errors here on the Message Board so I can correct them.
Very nice book - but you asked for corrections :).

You mention Lauscha Technical College and give "Hochfachschule fur Glaskunst" as German name: "Hochfachschule" don't exist! Also note the missing umlaut in "für". The problem is that the name has changed over time. I believe it was founded as "Zeichen- und Modellierschule", later renamed "Gewerbefachschule für Kunstglasbläserei" and is now called "Berufsfachschule Glas". Quite possible that other names were used at other times. "Hochfachschule" turns up a second time further down the page.

Again the umlaut: "Wiener Werkstatte" should read "Wiener Werkstätte".

Not sure about the last comment: at the end you thank several people - most of the names I am familiar with, but not Alistair McIntyre. The name jumped at me anyway, as recently a couple of paperweights offered on ebay were identified as Alistair McIntyre's work - but were made in fact by Alastair MacIntosh.
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Re: Pirelli, Bimini, Komaromy Glass - London Lampworkers Book 1 published
« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2013, 12:18:56 PM »
Hi,
Thank you so much for correcting the German. I think it will be safer if I just call it Lauscha Technical College, would that be OK do you think?
I am not sure how to do an umlaut in HTML, but I'll try and work it out.
Alistair McIntyre is a friend who sent me some photographs some years ago. Nothing to do with paperweights so far as I know.

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Angela
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Re: Pirelli, Bimini, Komaromy Glass - London Lampworkers Book 1 published
« Reply #22 on: February 25, 2013, 05:49:32 PM »
Hi,
Thank you so much for correcting the German. I think it will be safer if I just call it Lauscha Technical College, would that be OK do you think?
Fine with me - I just feel, as long as you quote German, it should be correct :). To have the (a) German name, however, might help if a reader wants to google it.
I am not sure how to do an umlaut in HTML, but I'll try and work it out.
http://de.selfhtml.org/html/allgemein/zeichen.htm#umlaute

Best regards - Wolf
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Re: Pirelli, Bimini, Komaromy Glass - London Lampworkers Book 1 published
« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2013, 01:24:52 AM »
To the techies in the crowd, are there any apps for the Kobo, as opposed to the Kindle? I have a kobo and would love to look at the pretty pictures. If not, don't worry, I'll just download it onto my computer.

Carolyn


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Re: Pirelli, Bimini, Komaromy Glass - London Lampworkers Book 1 published
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2013, 07:21:54 AM »
Many thanks for the help, Wuff. I think I have it sorted now.
And Carolyn, I'm very new to publishing with Amazon Kindle, and at the moment its only available on Kindle. The next stage is to make all corrections and get it published as a paperback with Amazon. I've used Kindle Direct Publishing, and because I've registered with them, it is now restricted to the Kindle for the next 90 days. By that time, I hope to have the 2nd book in the series ready. Eventually it will be on the Kobo and other systems, but in the meantime if you can download it to your computer I do hope you enjoy it.

While I'm on, I thought I'd tell you that there have been 111 downloads of the free book this past weekend.  I don't know if that's good or not, but it feels good to me.
Thanks everybody.
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You can borrow the book free if you have a Kindle. Its available in the Kindle owners lending library. So if you have a Kindle - please go and borrow the book so I can see if it works.
Thanks
Angela
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My New Zealand Glass book - http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00BT0ND3Q
London Lampworkers book on Amazon.co.uk - http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00BHRQS9W
Bagley Glass book - http://www.glass-time.com/orderbagleyglassbook.html
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