Manuscript Format Guide


  1. 1. Type your manuscript on white (not onion or colored) paper, 8 1/2 x 11.

  2. 2. Double-space your entire manuscript using black ink, and use only one side of each page.

  3. 3. Include your name and address, email address, website URL, and phone number at the top of the first page on the left.

  4. 4. On the right, at the top of the page, include the number of words in your manuscript.

  5. 5. Center the title and your name (and nothing else) on the first page.

  1. 6. Send your manuscript as a computer disc or via email, whichever your editor requests.

  2. 7. Include with your manuscript, a cover letter and a self-addressed stamped envelope.