Quick Start Guide

CREATE YOUR BOOK

  1. Launch Microsoft Word.
  2. Launch the Book Design Wizard following the instructions found here.
  3. Fill out the information asked for on each tab such as Book Title, Author, Book Size, Fonts, etc., clicking on Next after each section is complete.
  4. After you have filled out all of the information, click on Create Book.
  5. Open your original document that contains your book’s chapters.
  6. Copy the text from your first chapter. Be careful not to copy a section break marker (see Common Problems below).
  7. Double click on the [Double Click to Add Text] under the first chapter in the document created by the Book Design Wizard. Choose one of the options listed. If you were careful to not copy a section break marker in your original document use the second option. Repeat this process for each chapter.
  8. Repeat the process above for the front and end matter sections such as Foreword, Dedication, About the Author, etc.
  9. If you need to add a new chapter, add drop caps, change the fonts, change the book size, etc., you can use the tools found in the Book Design Wizard toolbar.