You also have several templates to choose from with Open Office software, but Microsoft Word provides a wider selection. However, if you do find a template that seems good enough and you'd like to customize it, go to Wordlabel.com to download the file. To open it, right click Open With and then select the software. You can then modify it however you want.
Click on 'File' at the menu bar and then click on 'Save As.' Name the document. Then, just below the file name is the dialogue, 'Save as type:'. Choose 'Document Template (*.dot).' You'll notice the directory at the top of the dialogue box changes to 'Templates.' Click 'Save' and you're done.