View Full Version : Chapter breaks when pasting into email

04-03-2016, 07:17 PM
Has some sort of manuscript etiquette evolved in the 'pasting in' format? For example, Agent X asks for the first ten or fifteen pages to be pasted into the email--should I keep the chapter breaks formatting from the word manuscript, or should I leave an X number of lines after the previous chapter before the title of the next one?
Thanks in advance!

04-03-2016, 07:24 PM
It's usually safest to strip the formatting before emailing. Sometimes format does weird things on the receiving end. Leaving lines between chapters would probably work, or maybe use a line of "***" to denote a new chapter.

Aggy B.
04-03-2016, 09:48 PM
I just did a double return, Chapter Two, and the text of the next chapter. (I only had a prologue and part of Chapter One, but you get the picture.)

04-04-2016, 08:16 AM
All righty, thanks to both for the replies!