If I was being paid to write this article, I might adopt a different convention.
We have lots more free instructional articles in our Writing Academy. Main body: Book titles in italics in the main text. Which one are you most likely to finish? When you start to think this way, it becomes much easier to write your book in a way that provides immense value for the people who matter most—your readers.
Just how fast can you write a first draft using speech dictation? Header and page number Header with your last name followed by the page number in the top of page, flush right, starting from the first page. Despite the fact that everyone uses computers, many editors still like to look at a hard copy and make editing marks in pencil between lines and in margins.
And with great power comes great responsibility. This is a little harder to define, but it might be something that strikes a chord with you. One of the simplest ways to do that — which too many authors fail to consider — is formatting.
I know, word processors today can count the words in a manuscript with one simple click. Choose to place your page numbers at the top left of the page.