Monthly Archives: June 2014

Format a Book in Word: Pagination, Page and Section Breaks

By Colin Dunbar

From here we start getting to the good stuff. You will now really begin to see your book taking shape as you format your book in Word.

If you have a fictional book, it’s not necessary to make the pagination changes. The Widow/Orphan control is selected by default, and that is suitable for fiction. If you have a non-fiction book, I recommend making the other changes as detailed below.
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Format a Book in Word: Base Font & Line Spacing

By Colin Dunbar

Naturally, the quality of the content of your book is the number 1 priority. But when you format your book, the layout of your content, structure and readability is just as important as the content itself.

Readability is an interesting topic, and there are a number of readability formulas that can be used to test the readability of text. You can read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Readability.
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