1. Dauracul

    Dauracul New Member

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    Fictional Location Names

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Dauracul, Feb 24, 2011.

    I have a location in my story called "The Scar". Would this, as well as the names of cities and other named locations, need to be written in italics?
     
  2. digitig

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    Would you write the names of real cities and other real named locations in italics? No? Well, in your story these locations are real. No need for italics.
     
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    No, it does not need to be written in Italics. I think the only name that is regularly written in Italics is the name of a ship.
     
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    ditto all of the above...
     

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