A glitch as defined in the dictionary is a minor malfunction, mishap, snag, hiccup, or bug. Webster says it is a minor problem that causes a temporary setback.
I have reached that temporary setback or that snag along the way. But I find that a glitch can be much more in the publishing world. Yes, it is temporary, and yes, it can be fixed. It feels more major than minor to me and more of a spasmodic cough than a hiccup.
It seems that while I transferred my book files to the printer, they were damaged and corrupted. In layman's terms-unprintable! Now, I ask you, doesn't that feel greater than a mishap? It does to me.
As I struggle with this new process, I find that I have been running around with my files UNZIPPED. How embarrassing!
I have now learned how to zip and hope that solves the problem. Rest assured that I will forever be zipping before I hit send...