SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

​SEND ONLY FULLY EDITED MANUSCRIPTS


GENERAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

DO NOT USE ANY FORMATTING (CLEAR ALL FORMATTING)

DO THIS BY SELECTING ALL AND THEN CHOOSING CLEAR ALL FORMATTING

DO NOT USE:

HEADERS or FOOTERS 

PAGE NUMERS

TABLES or FRAMES


USE;

PAGE BREAK AT THE END O EACH CHAPTER  


IF YOU USE COPY AND PASTE USE THE OPTION DESTINATION THEME (Unformatted mss)


FONT: Use a 11 point times new roman font. 

             16 pt BOLD for Chapter Titles 

NOTE* All text should be chosen from font menu



SPACING: Single space your lines using the 'no spacing' on the top ribbon tab in microsoft word documents.

INDENTATIONS: For fiction and non fiction,Indent your paragraphs by 1 tab space in. Also indent the first line of all dialogue, unless it is the same character speaking after short descriptive text.

TEXT ALIGNMENT: Distribute your text evenly (Justify Ctrl+J ) or simply use ribbon tab stating the same.

CHAPTERS: Begin each chapter on a new page, and start with Chapter heading 8 spaces down. A correctly formatted manuscript also includes the chapter NUMBER (not alphabet text)  And start chapter text 2 spaces down from Chapter Heading


REMEMBER

  • DO NOT USE ANY FORMATTING other than set out above
  • DO NOT USE HEADERS OR FOOTERS
  • DO NOT NUMBER PAGES
  • USE PAGE BREAK
  • DO NOT USE TABLES
  • IF YOU USE COPY AND PASTE ENSURE YOU CHOOSE DESTINATION FORMAT
  • AND BEFORE YOU START YOUR MSS CLEAR ALL FORMATTING 
  • DO NOT USE RIBBON "B" "I" "U" only use font choices from drop down menu.  this is vitally important as any other use of fonts will NOT embed in the pdf document and we need them to be embeddable.


COVER PAGE: Include a cover page with your manuscript. Include the manuscript title, your name, agent contact information if applicable, your contact information, and the word count. Center this information with a space in between each line.

COVER LETTER: Please submit a brief overview of the story, and a bio and curriculum of the author and geographical residential location.

SUBMIT QUERY TO:  info@silverbowpublishing.com
 

​​​​​​NOTE:  Do not use "B" or "I" or "U" in top ribbon of Microsoft word 

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