This is a brief example, but it gets the point across ...
deep in thought Bathsheba shakes off her zoned thoughts by dipping her brush into the green paint and beginning on the canvas with her three friends looking on intently
In a time-lapsed fashion, the view circles around her and we see a baby being pushed in a stroller, two large Labradors on leashes drag their slight owner, and a saxophone player playing with much skill as he stands behind his open instrument case.
this is all interrupted with a CRASH.
Can I use human audible sounds in the action line capitalized? I.e.
Bathsheba SCREAMS as she is thrown to the floor
he SNORED loudly
Or must EVERYTHING “verbal” be used in dialogue underneath a character’s name?
Are ALL character parenthetical EXCLUSIVELY used for “wryly’s” or can they ever include a slight description of what they are doing at the self-same time such as:
(face in hands)