Ever see a slush pile in an editor's office? We hear the horror stories - so how does one get their manuscript to stand out? With so many manuscripts waiting to be read, it doesn't take much of a reason for an editor to reject a manuscript. The wrong manuscript formatting shows a lack of professionalism and an editor will be quick to set it aside. So if you're new to the field, how do you know the proper format? Kathy Temean has this post on her blog that gives us the expert's knowledge from Simone Kaplan of The Picture Book People. Check out the post and set your worries aside!