Tell Again Tuesday
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So you are ready to submit your book to an editor. Have you thought about these points?
Let’s talk formatting with Emilia Mancini
July 1, 2016 / emilia_mancini
As an editor/designer, I see manuscripts come at me with all kinds of crazy, wonky, how-the-hell-did-you-do-that formatting. Be kind to your editor/designer, peeps. Clean up your mess a little before submitting it.
Some houses provide a style guide, others don’t. Double check for any submission rules before sending in your book and risking a default rejection. If the house is relaxed on their formatting, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t bother cleaning up the formatting any less than you’d bother cleaning up the content.
If they . . .
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