[bksvol-discuss] Re: Question about format

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 14:05:58 -0800 (PST)

In the book I'm proofing there is a  paragraph break between the speakers. The 
speakers' names are in caps followed by a colon and then  what they're saying  
Cindy




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> From: Roger Loran Bailey <rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx>
>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 9:34 AM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Question about format
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>As a reader I would appreciate something like that to tell who was 
>speaking, but I think I would put the speaker's name or initials in 
>brackets.
>
>On 1/16/2012 10:22 AM, Bob W wrote:
>> A couple of years ago I read "the life of pie". Near the end the author had
>> a conversation as you described: different fonts for different speakers.
>> This made that part of the book wholly indecipherable. I turned in a quality
>> report, and, to the best of my recollection bookshare took the approach you
>> suggest. They inserted the speaker's name.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Bob
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Deborah Murray"<blinkeeblink@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To:<bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 9:14 AM
>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Question about format
>>
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> The book I am currently scanning has a couple of chapters that are in the
>> form of an interview. Many books I have scanned like this have the speaker's
>> name or initials preceding his/her comments.
>> This book uses only font and a blank line to distinguish between the two,
>> making it difficult with speech to tell who is speaking.
>> Can I insert the speaker's initials before his/her comments, or is that
>> changing the text too much?
>>
>> All comments appreciated...
>> Deborah
>>
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