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Moderate Proofreading Tutorial, Page 10

Plays: Actor Names/Stage Directions

In dialog, treat a change in speaker as a new paragraph, with one blank line before it.

Stage directions are kept as they are in the original image, so if the stage direction is on a line by itself, proofread it that way; if it is at the end of a line of dialog, leave it there. Stage directions often begin with an opening bracket and omit the closing bracket. This convention is retained; do not close the brackets.

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