Lady of the Land
Magazines often state in their guidelines to "submit in standard manuscript format". Unfortunately, they only rarely spell out what they mean with this formula.
Here's a link to some helpful webpages:
William Shunn: Manuscript Format
William Shunn: Manuscript Format - Novel
(Be warned. It is a novel of sorts.)
I have to admit that Courier 12 and double spaced looks ... gruesome. And yet, I got used to it after using it in all short stories right from the start. A template for the word processor is a handy thing.
Reading: "Unser Kosmos" by Carl Sagan
Writing: Rewrite of the Unicorn Girl YA novel
7/24/2006, 4:43 pm
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