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public:nnels:etext:plays [2020/05/12 13:35]
rachel.osolen [Dialogue]
public:nnels:etext:plays [2020/12/17 12:52] (current)
rachel.osolen [Stage Directions]
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 ======Plays====== ======Plays======
  
-<note important>​UNDER CONSTUCTION</​note>​+A play is a work of drama, usually consisting mostly of dialogue between characters, along with stage directions, and is intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading. 
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 +We approach a written play the same way we approach other genres of ebooks. We are reformatting the written version, not creating a dramatization of the play. There are other services that do this for people with print disabilities. 
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 +For the most part, we approach plays the same way we approach other books.
  
 ====Character List==== ====Character List====
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 Plays sometimes have Character and/or Cast List. Plays sometimes have Character and/or Cast List.
  
-These should be formatted as an unordered list. As well as any other list types within a play.+These should be formatted as an unordered list. This goes for any other list types within a play.
  
 To learn more see the [[public:​nnels:​etext:​lists#​unordered|Unordered List Section]]. To learn more see the [[public:​nnels:​etext:​lists#​unordered|Unordered List Section]].
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 In a play dialogue is often presented with the Character'​s name before the dialogue. In a play dialogue is often presented with the Character'​s name before the dialogue.
  
-Sandy: I want to know how to format dialogue+<WRAP center round box 80%> 
 +**Vladimir**: I want to know how to format dialogue 
 + 
 +**Estragon**:​ It is actually easier to do that you would think! 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
-Tom: It is actually easier to do that you would think! 
  
 Apply the ''​Strong''​ style to the Character name, and leave the dialogue in ''​Normal''​ style. Apply the ''​Strong''​ style to the Character name, and leave the dialogue in ''​Normal''​ style.
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 ====Stage Directions==== ====Stage Directions====
  
-The stage directions are normally marked as "​asides"​ or "​sidebars"​. +The stage directions are normally marked as normal text.
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-Follow the guidelines for [[public:​nnels:​etext:​textboxes_and_sidebars|sidebar]] content. +
-====Q&​A====+
  
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