Dedications and acknowledgments

Writing a book is a huge undertaking that never happens on its own. However, judging by the current crop of technical books, many authors are unaware of the value of dedications and acknowledgments… which is a real shame. As writers, we have a particularly large audience, and an exceptional ability to thank people for the help they have given us. People appreciate being remembered and having their contributions acknowledged publicly. This short series of posts will describe dedications and acknowledgments and give you some tips on how to use them.

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