The Digital Divide: Front Matter, Printers Keys, Colophons, TOCs, and all Manner of other Typesetting Tomfoolery 

Hi Everyone

Intoxicated by the fresh scent of newly-printed matter, I have been on a formatting frenzy.

Even as we speak I am taking a break from page breaks and section breaks.

At the moment, the breaks are winning and I have requested that an extra dropdown tab from the menu be made available to me.

Page Break,

Section Break.

Heart Break.

I have learned more about front matter, printers keys, colophons, TOCs and all manner of other typesetting tomfoolery  in the last few days than in a lifetime of writing.

It is writing.

The mechanics of the process.

But it is also something else.

It is the clothes we wear.

Our shoes.

The turn of a collar.

The button unbuttoned.

The single-breasted suit.

Have a great week.



Author: Barnaby Taylor

Inspired by his passion for films and video games, Barnaby Taylor loves writing dystopian science fiction and horror. He has recently written the VIRO series about a gang of teenagers struggling to survive in a world overrun by the infected. There are currently three books in the series and Book Four is on the way. VIRO is rapidly infecting the Amazon charts and gaining rave reviews along the way. Here's one of the latest reviews: 'I found myself sucked right into the characters and never-ending action and gore page after page. I very rarely buy books, but immediately purchased number two which I found equally as engrossing. Yesterday I bought book three in the VIRO series and instead of a good night's sleep I've got red eyes and a need for Red Bull! Fantastic series for all my zombie lovers out there!' Book One is currently FREE to download at the following links: Barnaby posts weekly updates on his writing on his blog and you can follow these updates at You can also find him on Twitter @BarnabyFTaylor.

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