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Submitting in the Writers Challenge

Post by LusunguMuyangana » Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:30 am

Hi Everyone,
I am an old member that returned to FaithWriters. I need some help on submitting articles.
When I copy and paste the preview does not like my original word document. I did try submitting the word document but could not see a preview so I was discouraged. I can not edit on line to get italics or change a font. Kindly advise me so that I can get things right next time.

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Re: Submitting in the Writers Challenge

Post by Shann » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:00 am

You may have to go through and manually insert paragraph breaks. If you want to do italics, bold, or underline, use html code. It looks like this without spaces: < i> and at end, you do this: < /i> (again no spaces.) If it's bold, you change i to b, underline is a u.
They don't encourage people to use different fonts because they want to make sure the piece is judged on material, not fancy formatting.

These links might answer your questions too:
https://www.faithwriters.com//Boards/ph ... =35&t=3697
https://www.faithwriters.com//Boards/ph ... 35&t=29730
I hope this helps.
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Re: Submitting in the Writers Challenge

Post by LusunguMuyangana » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:55 am

Thank you! I will take time to learn.

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Re: Submitting in the Writers Challenge

Post by itsjoanne » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:25 am

Hi.
It is also best to submit it in txt format rather than doc.
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Re: Submitting in the Writers Challenge

Post by Shann » Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:04 pm

I should have said this before, but the part about html and computers in general totally distracted me...
WELCOME BACK!!! So happy to hear you are entering challenge again. Happy Dance!!, :party :party :party :party :party :party
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