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Title: Formatting question for chapter book
Post by: Elizabeth James on July 06, 2021, 11:45 AM
I tried to search for an answer to no avail, so hoping someone can help me out...

I am getting close to querying and have read in some places that every new chapter should start on a new page in the document. Does this apply to chapter book submissions, too?

Also, I have back matter to include and have read to include it as a separate word count. Would you list that on the page where that begins or on your first page, such as "Word count: X; Back-matter Word Count: Y."

Thank you for any insights!!
Title: Re: Formatting question for chapter book
Post by: Vijaya on July 06, 2021, 01:20 PM
Yes, to both. I start new chapters on a new page and if there's back matter or sidebars, have those with a separate word count. Best of luck!
Title: Re: Formatting question for chapter book
Post by: Elizabeth James on July 06, 2021, 02:36 PM
Thank you!! I appreciate the details and confirmation. 
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