Manuscript Format

While other markets have their own guidelines for how they want manuscript submissions, here’s how to format your work to submit to Kawartha Lakes Stories.

Font: Times New Roman, 12-point

Spacing: double space between the lines; single space between sentences

Indents: indent paragraphs 1/2-inch

Breaks: indicate breaks in the story with # centred on a line of its own

Page One

  • Top Left Corner: your real name, mailing address, phone number, email address (single-spaced between the lines)
  • Top Right Corner: approximate word count (round up or down to the nearest 100 words)
  • Halfway Down The Page: story title, pen name
  • Story

Page Two and subsequent pages

  • Top Right Corner: last name / title / page #

Have a look:

Page One:

page one

Page Two and subsequent pages:

page two

File Format
Send manuscript as Word .doc file or Pages file.

Do not send .pdf or any other type of file.


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