So, you’ve finished your 100,000 word masterpiece and you’re ready to submit but, you’ve just discovered that your dream agent wants all the italicized words in your manuscript to be underlined instead?
Don’t worry. in Word 2010 it’s a trivial task:
- Highlight a passage that is in the style you want to change (In this case Italicized words).
- In the Find/Replace/Select section of the ribbon: Go to ‘select.’
- In the drop down menu: choose ‘Select text with similar formatting.’ All italicized words in your manuscript will be highlighted.
- From the ribbon: deselect ‘italics’ and choose ‘underline’
You’re done. Always review the entire document to ensure only the changes you wanted were made.
Irregardless is a word. Just ask associate editor for Merriam-Webster, Kory Stamper:
Now get to work!
How did she make a fortune giving her art away?
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, shares a mostly useless meditation on the nature of genius.
The ebook craze shows signs of stalling.
What looks to be happening is that the mass-market paperbacks are taking a kicking from ebooks, but the traditional books, which deliver information are holding their own.
In other words ebooks are fast becoming the way to deliver pulp fiction or for those moments when you are travelling and don’t want to lug a book around.
Read the article from techeye.net here.