Format my manuscript

Formatting your manuscript correctly for submission to a publisher, literary agent or competition is an important step. You should always check for required formatting guidelines on the organisation's website or in The Australian Writer's Marketplace, ensuring that you are using the correct font, size, spacing and submission format.

Below are two downloadable guides for formatting a manuscript to industry standard, for submission to publishers and competitions.

Formatting a manuscript for publication

Formatting a manuscript for competition

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