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Format a Book in Word: Graphics

By Colin Dunbar

Although graphic images will mainly be used in non-fiction books, you may want to add a graphic in a fictional book, e.g. a line illustration at the start of a chapter.

You can use graphics with many formats in your book. These include JPG, PNG, GIF, etc.
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Format a Book In Word – Book Structure: Body and Back Matter

By Colin Dunbar

Body Matter

The body matter is the meat of your book – the main content.
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Book Formatting Basics

By Colin Dunbar

Congratulations!

I congratulate you on taking the decision to invest the time in formatting your book like a professional. Doing this will separate you from the amateur self-published authors, and I assure you it will have an effect on how you are perceived as an author.
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Introduction

By Colin Dunbar

You want to self-publish your book and you have MS Word. But you don’t have advanced experience with Word. You’re nervous as heck because you have no idea how to get your book to look professional; there’s just so many things that you need to know…

“I just can’t get the headers and footers right.”

“I can’t get my images to stay where I want them to.”

“Do I have to embed my fonts?”

“I want to add an index, but don’t know how to.”
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