The Ecstasy Novel - Support

Technical support concerning the downloading or performance of the kindle, nook, iBook or Kobo e-book on your reader - Please contact support at Amazon.com , BarnesandNoble.com, www.apple.com or Kobo.com for technical support.

 


The Official Authorized editions of The Ecstasy are listed below:

Publishing platform edition ID number date published
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Standard Edition 6x9 Paperback trade ISBN-10: 1482561735
ISBN-13: 978-1482561739
Apr 24 2013
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Valentine's Day 2013 Edition 5x8 Paperback trade ISBN-10: 1492792098
ISBN-13: 978-1492792093
Sept 24, 2013
Amazon Digital Services, Inc. kindle Standard Edition ASIN: B00CIXMBO0 April 24, 2013
Amazon Digital Services, Inc. kindle Valentine's Day 2013 Edition (suspended) ASIN: B00BF0904G February 11, 2013
Barnes & Noble nook Standard Edition BN ID: 2940016493411 4/30/2013
Barnes & Noble nook Valentine's Day 2013 Edition BN ID: 2940016369006 2/13/2013
Kobo, Inc. Kobo Standard Edition ISBN:1230000151603 July 2013
Apple iTunes Store iBook Standard Edition Apple ID 705586283 Sept 23, 2013

 


The Official Authorized editions of Captain Sherwood - Sailing To Saturn are listed below:

Publishing platform edition ID number date published
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform  6x9 Paperback trade ISBN-10: 1514896060
ISBN-13: 978-1514896068
Oct 9, 2015
Amazon Digital Services, Inc. kindle ASIN: B010S210EY July 1, 2015
Barnes & Noble nook SBN-13: 2940151133265 Oct 21, 2015
Apple iTunes Store iBook Apple ID 1045167933 Sept 9, 2015

Question: What is the difference between the Valentine's Day 2013 Edition and the Standard Edition?

Answer: The Valentine's Day 2013 Edition is only available in Kindle and nook formats and has been edited and modified up to the time the Amazon.com Createspace paperback edition's proofing and editing was completed.

The release of the Amazon.com - Createspace paperback edition will be the Standard Edition and a corresponding digital version will be released in Kindle, nook and iBook formats.

Any major changes to the main storyline after the Standard Edition is released will only be made to the Standard Editions, in a Second (Standard) Edition, which may be released in the distant future. There are no plans to work on a Second Edition at this time or for the next several years. The Valentine's Day 2013 Edition will remain as a historical, special edition, at a discount price. It will no longer be updated.

Additional note - (September 5, 2013) the Valentine's Day 2013 Editions and Standard Editions are almost identical with the exception of the book cover and very minor differences in one or two sentences in the entire novel. Some versions have different formatting of the luncheon or conference guest lists and the main character list. Formatting of images varies depending on the book format (paperback, kindle, nook, Kobo)

Question: What is the video mentioned in Chapter 13?

Answer: The video can be viewed here (as of May 15, 2013)

Question: What is the difference between The Ecstasy and Captain Sherwood - Sailing To Saturn?

Answer: The Ecstasy is the original story written between December 2010 and February 2013, by Norman John. It was written spontaneously, developing chapter by chapter. When writing the story the author imagined being on the cruise and wrote in an uncensored manner, using vulgar language typically used by average Americans in his culture. After two years the author felt that many fans of sci - fi, techno thrillers and space adventures would appreciate the basic story but not the explicit sex, vulgarity (including the  ubiquitous use of the word f**k) and so he decided to create a more mild version for those readers. The scenes containing violence were not changed. The other main change was the initial scene of the Physics Club. This was re-written because the author's view of space flight technology changed after reading books by Timothy Good about UFOs.

In summary, CSSTS does not use the word f**k and uses milder expressions, scenes containing explicit sex were edited using milder, abreviated descriptions, an explanation about rules regarding age of consent at the beginning of the novel was edited out, The Physics Club introductory scene was rewritten and grammatical errors that still remained after the original editing, proofreading and publishing of The Ecstasy were corrected in both The Ecstasy and CSSTS. CSSTS is still more appropriate for young adults (13 and older) and adults who are not offended by scenes containing sex, vulgarity or violence. It is not appropriate for children.

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Norman John






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