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Glossary

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Manuscript

The original typed or handwritten text of the author's work that is submitted to the publisher.

Marketing

Involves creating strategies, promotional and preview material (including BLADs) for sales teams to use, organising advertising and representation to the intended market and distribution channels including booksellers. It can involve social media campaigns.

Mobi

Mobipocket is based on the Open e-Book standard using XHTML and can support features including annotations, highlights and bookmarks.

Moral rights

These include the author, illustrator or contributor's right of attribution, the right to publish anonymously and the right to object to distortion of the work.

Myspace

A social networking website that allows users to send messages and upload music, videos and photos.