Creating a Book Template

 

When you have finished writing your book in your word processing document it will be need formatting before you can get your book printed. Formatting involves taking your written piece of content and putting it in a piece of software that lays it out nicely.

The standard software is InDesign. This software is used by many professionals throughout the world and is the main software used when formatting a book.

There are many other types of software that can do this but you don’t always need these pieces of software to format your book.

You can format a book using your word processing software quite easily. It may not look quite as good as a book formatted in a program like InDesign but it can still look professional.

There are many different templates you can get for formatting a book. Many of which are free. Some templates can cost you money but we will go over some free ones.

When you have finished writing your book in your word processing document it will be need formatting before you can get your book printed. Formatting involves taking your written piece of content and putting it in a piece of software that lays it out nicely.

The standard software is InDesign. This software is used by many professionals throughout the world and is the main software used when formatting a book.

There are many other types of software that can do this but you don’t always need these pieces of software to format your book.

You can format a book using your word processing software quite easily. It may not look quite as good as a book formatted in a program like InDesign but it can still look professional.

There are many different templates you can get for formatting a book. Many of which are free. Some templates can cost you money but we will go over some free ones.

templates.office.com

These are the standard templates for word. They are very basic but can still make a professional looking book.

 

48hrbooks.com – free-book-templates

These templates are for the inside pages of your book in word document. They also offer design templates for covers which you may find very useful.

 

smiletemplates.com free word templates

Smile templates offer a lot of free templates for your book. They have many to choose from, try not to get too confused with the amount they have.

 

Formatting a book for printing can be as easy or as difficult as you like. Most printers will be able to convert your word file in a PDF file which is needed for printing. You may have to pay a little extra for this service. They could also offer you some help and guidance to make sure you are doing things correctly. The main thing you want to get correct is the page size, margins, font styles and page numbers.

With a correct page size and margin size you shouldn’t have any other difficulties in converting your book to a PDF for print.

For more information on formatting a book in word you should watch the following video.