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Formatting Interior Pages
In this section, we will explain how you can format your book pages after downloading our template from Writat.com. We will explain how to set the major three sections of the book which are Front Pages, Body and End Pages so that you can Self Publish the book for free.
This page gives details of the books interior design elements. Many of the elements described below are optional. If you're unsure which to include, find books with content similar to yours to get an idea of what readers expect.
The Front pages are the content that comes before the main chapters begin. Front-matter usually appear in this order :
1. Half-title page
This page will only have the Main title of the book only.
Always start this page from the right facing page (odd number page)
This page will not be numbered.
2. Title Page
This page will have the complete book name along with its subtitle if any.
Name of the Author (or even your pseudonym)
Name of our publishing company, as your book will be distributed under our banner globally
3. Copyright Page
Year in which edition is published
Copyright holders name, generally it's the author or editors
ISBN number, you may leave it black as we will assign this for you.
Details of the book publishing company.
Copyright notice. You can add more details if you desire.
4. Table of Contents
Always falls on a right-facing page
Doesn't contain page numbers or page headers
TOC may spread over more than one page
The above is optional content that may be put only if you wish to.
Body matter generally contains all the chapters of your book. The first chapter should always start from the right side of the book.
Chapter one starts on a right-facing page
All subsequent chapters start on the next available page
Doesn't contain page headers
Does contain the page number
You may use our template and styles already made in them for more convenience.
Left-page headers always show the author name; right-page headers always show the book title.
Fully justified for a smoother reading experience
Spacing between paragraphs/sections should be uniform
This is the content that appears after the last chapter. This section can contain details like
most important the Authors Bio
There is no specific details or specification required for these contents. At the most, you can include a picture of yours on the author's bio page.
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Fonts We suggest you restrict to general used fonts like Times New Roman & Arial. However, for the body text of your chapters, we suggest you use the following fonts Garamond Palatino Linotype Baskerville Old Face Centaur You may also try using other ...