Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 4

Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 4

We’re making some progress now, and the hardest part – figuring out the style templates - is over. I’m now ready to take Marcie’s manuscript and reformat it into a presentable book format. First, however, I want to remove any previous formatting that might be embedded in the text. Then we’ll work on the images.

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Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book – Pt. 2

 Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book – Pt. 2

When I open a new document in my word processor program – whether I’m using MS Word, LibreOffice, or OpenOffice – the paragraph and page styles are usually set to the default styles, and 99% of the time, this is just fine for what I’m doing. I just start typing my document and use the default settings for font, font size, indenting, etc.

This isn’t a good way to format an eBook, however. For an eBook, it’s important to set up page and paragraph styles and save these as a template.

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