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Are you curious to learn how to add page numbers in APA Style? Whether you are writing to meet APA 6 or APA 7, we’ve got you covered! In APA Style, page numbering is (usually) straightforward: The first page is numbered page 1.
Let’s face it: writing is hard. The bigger the project, the more onerous it can feel to get our butt in the chair and write that research paper or book manuscript. Motivation lags, momentum slows, and we start to wonder why we even chose this dratted topic in the first place.
If you’re like most of our clients, you’ve got a big year ahead of you. You’re completing (or contemplating) a degree program, you’re writing a book, or you’ve got grand plans to crank out articles for publication. If that sounds like you, let us amaze you with what else we know about you:
In this post we cover APA 6 and 7 guidelines for margins, page size, and page orientation. That’s right: setting up the page correctly has not changed with the release of the 7th edition of the Publication Manual. We then cover in detail how to set up APA page formatting in Microsoft Word.
In this blog post we examine running heads in APA Style. We cover what purpose a running head serves, do’s and don’ts to follow, how to format a running head for an APA paper, and how to count characters to ensure the running head is within the character limit.
When you need your cursor to start at the top of a new page, do you hit enter multiple times—or do you insert a page break? This blog explains why using multiple carriage returns is a bad habit and shows you the super-easy keyboard shortcut to “break” that bad habit.
Writers tend to stumble in the same places. We’re here to remove roadblocks and make molehills of your mountains.
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