You must write the book to have something to prepare for publication.
I know what you are thinking. Your thoughts are everyone knows you have to first write the book. I’m assuming you have taken the time to finish your first draft. After you’ve written you can move to this step.
Today I am giving you a general overview of the parts of a manuscript and how to get the manuscript ready for publication, that is, how to really polish your work.
The Parts of a Manuscript
A manuscript has three basic parts. They are:
- Front Matter
- Back or End Matter
Once the manuscript is written it is time to begin polishing it. Here are the basic steps on how to polish your manuscript. They are:
- Using Beta Readers
- Interior Layout and Design
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Next time I’ll look at the parts in more detail.