Are you an author who discovered edit errors in your newly published book? With a new book released, authors are busy trying to get reviews, run contests, organize a launch party. They admire the cover, check the spelling of their name, maybe flip through pages but not study their book with a critical eye. Seasoned authors sometimes advise not opening a finished book.
An error can jar the reader from the story—stuff like double punctuation, a capital letter, names spelled differently. Highly embarrassing for the author, right? For an eBook changes are easier. To re-print, the problems would have to be really big. Missing lines call for a reprint. Duplicate pages, yes. What is the cost-benefit analysis? How much time will it cost to fix it versus what it costs if it isn’t fixed?