Want to know what knocked my socks off this week?
An Excel Stylesheet.
Yep, good old Excel. Okay, maybe I’m impressed easier than you.
A stylesheet can make your novel appear more professional.
Why? Because writing a massive novel is hard and keeping track of names, places, hyphens and more can get confusing. This is where a stylesheet comes in handy. And most editors require one. Who knew? Not me. Not until this past week.
What you put add to a stylesheet is up to you. You can keep it simple or add a column for everything under the sun.
To prevent mistakes that stand out like a pimple on your nose.
Ever read a book and a name changed midway? Cathy, Kathy, Kathie or Katy? Glaring mistakes like that will pull your reader out of the story in a flash.
I’m compiling my stylesheet as I…
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