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ladyleopard [Other Details]
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 Novel format is a little different. In this format, writers act as though they'​re writing a novel (hence the name). The post is organized into paragraphs, with actions detailed out and speech contained in quotation marks. Some role players see this style as more elegant than script format, as it tends to flow a little better. However, it does require a stronger grasp of language and grammar, which is off-putting to some newer writers. An example follows. Novel format is a little different. In this format, writers act as though they'​re writing a novel (hence the name). The post is organized into paragraphs, with actions detailed out and speech contained in quotation marks. Some role players see this style as more elegant than script format, as it tends to flow a little better. However, it does require a stronger grasp of language and grammar, which is off-putting to some newer writers. An example follows.
  
-<​blockquote>​Susie stretched and yawned as she sat up in her bed, giving the alarm clock a dirty look. It was far too early to be waking up, let along going to work. "Why can't I just sleep for another hour?" she asked no one in particular as she climbed out of bed. To her surprise, she heard an answer.</​blockquote>​+<​blockquote>​Susie stretched and yawned as she sat up in her bed, giving the alarm clock a dirty look. It was far too early to be waking up, let alone going to work. "Why can't I just sleep for another hour?" she asked no one in particular as she climbed out of bed. To her surprise, she heard an answer.</​blockquote>​
  
 Novel format is becoming more popular across many types of simulations. Some simulations will precede these posts with an "​on"​ tag and end them with an "​off"​ tag, but it's not strictly necessary. Novel format is becoming more popular across many types of simulations. Some simulations will precede these posts with an "​on"​ tag and end them with an "​off"​ tag, but it's not strictly necessary.
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