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Author Topic: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES  (Read 8604 times)

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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #30 on: July 22, 2010, 03:44:07 PM »
Ah, thank you. So that's why you're so busy with it. What's the deadline date?

And I'm very sorry Hasith, I'm still so new and all... Please don't get that in a bad way!
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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #31 on: July 22, 2010, 03:56:56 PM »
Do not worry Tostifer lol

The anthology's first goal is that everybody learns how to make his or her own publishing project. It means that every artist or writer is responsable of their own projects. Hasith and me are in charge of putting the pages together and sending them to the printer.

 Of course, it means a little work for the writers and artists but it provides more experience than having me formating the whole anthology.

 
For now, we will stick with the rules I set.  They may change in the next anthology projects but not now.

I'm making another topic about sending the files which will include the format (jpeg etc etc) you can use and how to make them.
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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #32 on: July 22, 2010, 04:01:44 PM »
So this is the third Anthology, right? So... Are there some sort of qualifications for the fourth one?
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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #33 on: July 22, 2010, 04:43:18 PM »
You just  have to respect the anthology rules. We are currently working on the writers anthology and the third mangaraiders anthology which includes manga stories and art gallery.

I have made a quick tutorial so you can transform your pages into jpeg files.
http://forums.mangaraiders.com/index.php?topic=3144.new#new


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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #34 on: July 22, 2010, 07:18:50 PM »
well all of my pages are now formated and everything. all in all it ended up as four pages. which makes me kinda depressed. was really hoping to do it in three or five. oh well.

though when i did a test print the pages were real low quality even though everything was to the specified settings. but i guess my printer wasnt designed for that sort of thing.

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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #35 on: July 23, 2010, 03:23:33 AM »
Quick question: my story is in script form, but that seems like a hassle to format, can I put it in novel form and format it?
It wouldn't be hard or time consuming really.
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« Reply #36 on: July 23, 2010, 03:35:30 AM »
Also to clear up a bit of confusion, it's <read below> for formatting right?

-No double spacing. Double spacing is only to be used between scenes.
-Only Indent (alinea) at the start of the chapter, no where else.

Not what I'm used to, but I can work with that, I think I read works like that before, like Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke, I think she wrote like that too.
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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #37 on: July 23, 2010, 04:20:04 AM »
indent at the beginning of a paragraph, otherwise you get a wall of text

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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #38 on: July 23, 2010, 04:32:08 AM »
I know that's the standard and how things are meant to be written (and walls of text aren't pleasant looking) but Hasith said just go with the OP's description, and that's what it said, so no point in me arguing, I have bigger problems then the awful appearance of text walls (Onemanga, NOOOOOOOO!).

I just want to know, is what I said previously, what was asked in the beginning, whether or not it's proper?

Also, before I start to format, I need to find out if I can change to Script format for the Anthology, so a speedy reply would be appreciated. I'll have lots of time to do changes in a few days when I'm at my mothers for a month.
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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #39 on: July 23, 2010, 09:22:51 AM »
QUESTION: When making pages, should i make new ones only because i've run out of space or when i reach another chapter?

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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #40 on: July 23, 2010, 10:23:35 AM »
Legomaestro: No need to change of page with each new chapter. Just jump one or two lines.

Sumi: you can use this tutorial to format your pages.
http://forums.mangaraiders.com/index.php?topic=3144.0

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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #41 on: July 23, 2010, 10:28:17 AM »
Okay, thanks.

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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #42 on: July 23, 2010, 11:06:46 AM »
Oh yea, I already know where the formatting tutorial is, but I want to know if I can change my story to Novel, since I submitted the story in Script?
Hm, maybe it's better if I say "Can I use novel format, even though I submitted a script style story" Because I can change it up into novel and it would look much nicer.
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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #43 on: July 23, 2010, 12:40:54 PM »
well changing the story from script to novel would be a long and difficult process if you want to do it right and we are trying to get this done as soon as possible.  but really you can just submit script for this anthology and change to novel for the next one.

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Re: Mangaraiders writers anthology: FORMATING STORIES
« Reply #44 on: July 23, 2010, 03:23:26 PM »
Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait...there's gonna be another one? :confused: /fistpump Totally what I'm doing since I switched to novel format for chapter two onwards for my story, just stick with script for now Sumi, two other people ([aero] and I) who have their stories in script.
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