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News (2017-11-25): bib2gls v1.1 released.

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Dickimaw Books is a publishing imprint set up in 2012 by Dr Nicola L. C. Talbot for her LaTeX textbooks, crime fiction and children's illustrated fiction. Dickimaw Books is based in Saxlingham Nethergate. The books are printed and distributed by Lightning Source, see Ingram's Environmental Responsibility page to find out about their chain of custody (CoC) certifications.

I realise that some people who are only interested in fiction can be a little daunted by the (La)TeX information on this site, so I've created a public Facebook Page that just has literary, events and local information on it. I also have a Goodreads Author Profile.

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November 2017

2017-11-25
Update: bib2gls v1.1 released.
2017-11-24
Update: glossaries-extra v1.25 released.
2017-11-14
Update: mfirstuc v2.06, glossaries v4.35 (bug fix) and glossaries-extra v1.24 released.
2017-11-12
Update: glossaries-extra v1.23 released (bug fix) and datatool v2.29 (bug fix).
2017-11-10
Update: mfirstuc v2.05 released (bug fix) and datatool v2.28.
2017-11-08
Update: glossaries-extra v1.22 released.
2017-11-03
Update: glossaries-extra v1.21 and glossaries v4.34 released.

September 2017

2017-09-30
The second edition of "The Private Enemy" is now available.
2017-09-20
Update: glossaries v4.33 released.
2017-09-11
Update: glossaries-extra v1.20 released.
2017-09-09
bib2gls v1.0 released. (First stable version.)
2017-09-08
Update: glossaries-extra v1.19 released.

August 2017

2017-08-24
Update: glossaries v4.32 released.
2017-08-09
Update: glossaries-extra v1.18 and glossaries v4.31 released. (Minor bug fixes.)
2017-08-09
Update: glossaries-extra v1.17 released.
2017-08-02
Blog post The Private Enemy Giveaway.
2017-08-01
Update: jmlr v1.24 released.

July 2017

2017-07-12
Keith Skipper's mardle with Nicola Cawley (aka Nicola Talbot) on Radio Norfolk's Matthew Gudgin's Teatime Show. If you missed it you can catch up on BBC iPlayer up to four weeks later. (From time frame 02:07:30. The last hour of a three hour show.)

2017-07-11
Update: makejmlrbookgui v0.9.4b released.
2017-07-10
Update: probsoln v3.05 released.

June 2017

2017-06-16
Blog post ‘Norfolk’.
2017-06-15
Update: glossaries-extra v1.16 released.
Added units (glossaries-extra.sty) and units (glossaries.sty) examples to the gallery.
2017-06-11
Update: glossaries v4.30 released. (Minor bug fixes.)

May 2017

2017-05-10
Update: glossaries-extra v1.15 released. (Minor bug fix.)

April 2017

2017-04-18
Update: glossaries-extra v1.14 released.

March 2017

2017-03-24
Update: texosquery v1.2.1 released.
2017-03-21
2017-03-25
Update: tracklang v1.3.4 released.
2017-03-24
Update: texosquery v1.2 released.
2017-03-21
Update: flowframtk v0.8.4 released.
2017-03-09
Update: jmlr v1.23 released.

February 2017

2017-02-08
Added glossaries-extra.sty ‘alias’ example to the gallery.
2017-02-07
Update: glossaries-extra v1.13 released. (Urgent bug fix.)
2017-02-04
Experimental new application bib2gls ready for testing.
2017-02-03
Update: glossaries-extra v1.12 released.

January 2017

2017-01-19
Update: glossaries v4.29 released.
Update: glossaries-extra v1.11 released.
2017-01-07
Update: glossaries v4.28 released.
2017-01-02
Dickimaw Books Store back online.
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What's In a Name?

I often get asked where does the name "Dickimaw" come from, so I thought I'd add a note about it here. I moved to Norfolk in the mid 1990s, but although I wasn't bred and born here I can claim to have a few drops (albeit very diluted) of Norfolk blood as my maternal grandfather's maternal grandfather was a Yarmouth man. Anyway, I have become very fond of the place and joined the Friends of Norfolk Dialect. I wanted to choose a name that was somehow inspired by Norfolk. There are lots of Canary this and Wherry that around, so instead I thought about the Norfolk expression "Heh yar fa’r got a dickey, bor?" and decided to merge the last two words, but an Internet search showed up quite a few hits for that, so I changed the masculine "bor" to the feminine "maw". Hence Dickimaw. Dew yew keep a' troshin!


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