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In a bibliography hanging indentation, what is the appropriate indentation amount?

The Chicago Manual of Style (2017) specifies in section 2.11: For the purposes of the man­uscript, the typical default value for tabs or indents can normally be used (usually half an inch). To ...
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Use nonbreaking space when cross-referencing and citing?

In a manuscript submitted to a publisher, do not use non-breaking spaces unless you were specifically asked to do so. Your text will by typeset and issues at linebreaks will be taken care of during ...
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Is there another, more formal, word for 'ride' in this circumstance?

You might turn it around, and consider that he is asking for a "driver", rather than a "ride". Especially in the context of paid passage, the focus could logically be on the person ...
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Is there another, more formal, word for 'ride' in this circumstance?

The formal word for "a trip by vehicle" in English is a ride. This word is used for both paid (e.g. taxi ride or train ride) and unpaid transportation (e.g. to hitch a ride). You will have ...
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Formatting poetry collection and formatting standards

You write: "I am wondering if most publisher use some kind of software to put some motifs on the page borders and things like that to make it more enticing. I am wondering if it's something you ...
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Is there another, more formal, word for 'ride' in this circumstance?

No, there is not. No term for 'ride' would better suit the situation here. Do you imagine your passenger asking not a free ride, but for a paid one? 'where this type of travel is commonplace enough ...
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What's the best way to show a foreign language in a manuscript?

You can use a different font, as in Discworld; look up 'use of fonts as literary device'.
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Is there another, more formal, word for 'ride' in this circumstance?

I can't think of a general, formal word for "ride". We usually refer to the type of transportation. Like, "George tried to catch a taxi" or "George waited for the train". ...
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Is there another, more formal, word for 'ride' in this circumstance?

I've written and read enough fantasy to get the gist of it. Travelers want to join other travelers for safety. Bandits and monsters prowl the wilderness. Be it a farmer driving to and from the city to ...
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