How to Format Your Manuscript for a Designer or Publisher – by Tiffany Watson…
on Jane Friedman site:
There is an abundance of book design software on the market these days. Authors, publishers, and book designers have many options, with each option representing a different set of tools and processes for getting a manuscript ready for production.
But in a publishing industry that is increasingly digital first and born accessible, book design software needs to go beyond perfecting the“look” of a finished product. It has to address a fundamental element that ensures a book can reach the widest audience possible: semantic structure.