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Post The right format for writing a book
What is the format for writing a book? There are several answers to this broad question, and they range from how you should format it for yourself when writing it to what is proper grammar and style for when it comes time for marketing.

The format for writing a book is personal. Format it whatever style best suits you, but it is generally a good idea to stay organized. Start with what is the thesis of an essay, and expand on that, using it as a guideline for the entire format. Tackle the book in small chunks and always expand on. From your thesis, expand to a outline. From the outline, expand to paragraphs on each chapter. From those paragraphs, flush out your chapters. This is a good method for figuring out characters as well; format them into a list, expand on each character, giving them background stories and personalities, then figure out where they fit into the larger story.

When you are deciding on a format for writing a book, it is good to keep in mind that you will have to eventually market your masterpiece. Editors are looking for MLA format, or the Modern Language Association's guidelines. Every author should own a copy of the MLA handbook because it contains all the style and formatting one could ever desire to know. The highlights include typing your book on 8.5 x 11 inch paper, double-spaced text, one-inch margins on all sides, including a header that has your name in it, centering your title on the first page and not making a cover page unless otherwise requested.

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