Authors and readers alike will comprehend, the parts of a book generally referred to as front and back matter are where details not specific to the story or content are included. Dedications and acknowledgements come into that category. Several of the other elements have been previously discussed, a list may be found at the end … More Dedications & Acknowledgments
This is the third article in a short series looking at book front and back matter. What is a Preface? was the first and What is a Prologue? the second. Note: As previously stated elsewhere, this series came about because it was noted, from various comments and observations, principally in social media discussions, there appears … More What is an Epilogue?
What is Metadata? ‘Data about data.’ (Unknown) ‘A set of data that describes and gives information about other data.’ (Unknown) ‘An underlying definition or description.’ (Unknown) The word ‘meta’ comes from the Greek for ‘after’ ‘beyond’ but in this context is used to mean ‘about’. Metadata, in one form or another, has always existed though … More Metadata