How to Make a Book and Quill in Minecraft PC

Books are a major part of your inventory in the mind-boggling game – Minecraft. If you are wondering how to go about creating a book, quill, and writing/book the book, we have put together this tutorial just for you.

How to Make a Book in Minecraft PC

Required Materials

  • 1 Leather
  • 3 Papers


In addition to the requirements above, you will need a crafting table (a 3×3 grid).

To start the process, make sure you are in front of your crafting table and right click on the table.

Next, add items to make a book. You will need to add the 3 papers and a leather into the grid areas shown below. The end result is a book.

How to Make Quill in Minecraft PC

Book and quills are items used to scribble on books that have prior writing on them.

Crafting Materials

  • 1 Book
  • 1 Ink Sac
  • 1 Feather


Add the items as shown in the 3×3 grid below. You should get a book and quill as displayed in the third item of the picture below.

How to Make Edits to a Book in minecraft PC

Requirements include book and quill as was made above and a written book. The written book is inconsumable and any new copies are termed as “Copy of Original” or “Copy of Copy” based on whether you chose to edit an original or a copy of the original. However, a copy of a copy cannot be copied. If you copy books of the same generation, that is, Original, Copy of Original, Copy of copy, or Tattered, they end up piling into a stack.

One can open a text editor GUI by using the right click while holding a book and quill in hand. The text editor GUI performs copy and paste functions into the books. The paste is limited to a single page worth of content. Unicode characters are available in books and can be pasted into books without any limiting factors.

Other regulations include

Each book can be up to 50 pages long and the number of characters per page is limited to 225.

Line breaks count as 2 characters and an entire book is limited to a total of 12,800 characters.

A page can be no more than 14 lines and every line is up to 19 characters depending on the width of the characters.