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Sorry, but a summary of the others' answers is: You don't. You may cite your source, but it's up to your readers to know you're quoting, although the best way to make them realize he/she is quoting certain literature or media is to develop him/her to seem the kind of person who would quote it.


In real life, you will not know if what someone says is a quote from a book or his own words, if you don't know the text that person is quoting from. For example, if you are familiar with the Terminator movies and someone says "hasta la vista, baby," you might realize that they are quoting Arnold Schwarzenegger, but if you have never seen those movies you ...


First, two general principles: Consistency with other publications is useful. Consistency within a publication is also useful. So write a style guide that documents your house style. Your house style does not necessarily have to match the stylization of a wordmark. An acronym is an abbreviation pronounced as a word. Many publications write acronyms with ...


You need to differentiate between the orthographically correct representation and the typographic treatment of text. For example, a photographer by the name of Robert Smith might decide to write his name in lowercase letters, as "robert smith", both in his signature and in the wordmark representing him in letterheads, on his website and in watermarks in his ...


I agree 'freytag's pyramid' is most likely what he's asking for. The basic layout for this would be: 1:exposition 2:rising action 3:climax 4:falling action 5:dénouement. See Writing Drama: A Comprehensive Guide for Playwrights and Scriptwriters by Yves Lavandier.

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