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Here's a link to a great site of apology letter templates: http://www.apologyletters.net/ Just take one that piques your interest and change it according to your situation. If you want to do it step by step: http://www.wikihow.com/Write-an-Apology-Letter Though. He's your friend. I don't think you have to be so formal about not being able to attend his ...


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You'd use the character name. Most screenplays are written well before they're cast, so it would be impossible to use the actor name. And even if you knew the actor (like, it was part of a series) you'd use the character name because it's the character saying the line, not the actor. ETA: You can see this, for example, in the screenplay for Empire Strikes ...


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If I want to emphasize, I cap the first letter of the emphasizes word. Italics seem a bit cheesy to me. For example: You ate the Red biscuit?! You Ate the red biscuit?! You ate The red biscuit?! Of course there are issues when the word would be capped for other reasons (name, start of sentence). But that's what I do.


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An alternative to using _underscores_ to stress a word in a case where you'd normally use italics is to wrap the content in /slashes/. If nothing else, it's less likely to cause a miscommunication of its meaning than "quoting" and less likely to cause an unintentional emotional effect on the reader than USING ALL CAPS. It may be preferable if the other ...


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I can see a case for leaving the word alone entirely, or for capitalizing it, depending upon your intent/vision. If the darkness serves primarily as an abstract perception throughout your story (possibly not even serving as a key focal point - just another background element of the setting), then I'd forgo any special formatting. The descriptions and the ...


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Wasabi offers two approaches to it (you can find them both here) either indented root/ # entry comments can be inline after a '#' # or on their own line, also after a '#' readme.md # a child of, 'root/', it's indented # under its parent. usage.md # indented syntax is nice for small projects # and short comments. ...


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Honestly, I think you're good with whatever style you choose, as long as you're consistent. As far as your options go: Italics. Do not use if you need it for other things that are typically typeset in italics such as biological proper species names. Capitalization. Only disadvantage can be that it comes with a certain level of personification. As in, the ...


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I would probably use italics for this. Another option you might want to consider is small caps. It makes words stand out as different, but not painfully so (like all-caps-plus-bold might).


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For this specific case, I don't see a reason to set it off. In fact, I would likely find emphasis-by-formatting distracting. Here's why I don't think you need to do anything special: You've already mentioned the darkness. You've described it in a vivid, visceral way. Then you immediately refer to it as "this darkness." Readers will know that you're ...


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Typically, italics indicate when a word is being used in a non-standard manner. This seems to me the best choice for the examples given. I could see capitalizing if it was being anthropomorphized or used as a title ("The Darkness"), but that doesn't seem to be the case here. So you have no choice but to fight alone. Fight this darkness alone. ...


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Capitalizing it is good, but coming up with another name for it is better. Churchill famously called it the Black Dog. Yours could be the Black Oil, or Dark Oil, or Devil's Touch, et cetera.


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Capitalize it: the Darkness. I believe Tolkien did this with the Ring. It's the common way in fantasy (and christian religion: some god versus God).



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