Day: June 21, 2014

How to Format Your Manuscript (Even If You Hate Computers)

Before an Acquisitions Editor or an Agent reads a word of your manuscript, they can tell if it’s properly formatted. That’s crucial. Why? It’s about more than looks. Sure, they’re going to decide on buying your work largely on the writing and market potential. So why is formatting so important? Any errors will have to be fixed before printing — which adds costs on their end. Poor formatting indicates that…