How To: From Word to Book

Harmony Kent shares her tips for getting rid of manuscript gremlins on Story Empire1

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Hello SErs! Harmony here. When I posted about using Calibre to convert and edit your ePub, a couple of you asked about formatting Word ready for that conversion, and also for print. Today, I attempt to walk you through the main pitfalls that Word can throw at you, which mess up your lovely book. You can find my original post HERE.

So, you’ve written that book and had it edited and proofread, and now you’re ready to turn it into an ebook and PDF for publishing. Before you do that, however, you need to take a deeper look, one that goes behind the scenes in Word, to check on any gremlins hiding in the formatting code.

Tip: Once you’ve got the formatting down, you can set up a template on which to base your every book. And at the end of each chapter, instead of a page break, insert…

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