Re: Chapters must start on recto page???

Subject: Re: Chapters must start on recto page???
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 07:38:33 -0700

Yes, I maintain the standard. I believe some conventions, like this, are in
place because they facilitate the end-user experience. In this case, it
clearly signals chapter delineation.

> Chris


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 7:24 AM, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:

> Hi, all.
>
> Do you still maintain this standard?
>
> It creates numerous tedious, petty headaches. If the last page of a
> chapter happens to be blank (because the chapter is forced to end on a
> verso page), then reviewers ask "why is this page blank? Is this a
> mistake?"
>
> Other reviewers, as we know, demand that you put "This page
> intentionally left blank" on the blank page, or "Notes."
>
> Or, you can fiddle with the preceding text, forcing something onto the
> last page no matter what, to eliminate the problem at the cost of a lot
> of strangely placed white space.
>
> I am strongly tempted to start chapters wherever they start, recto,
> verso, I don't care.
>
> Do you already do this? Was there a pained outcry?
>
> Thanks.
>
> --Nancy
>
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