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I was perusing some of the play and musicals catalogs and one in particular had mentioned (in their submissions guidelines) to send it properly bound using no rubber bands or clips. What exactly is meant by "properly bound?"

I'd appreciate clarification on this. I'm about to prepare a one act children's play and want to do it the way it was specified.

Thanks so much!   

#1 - January 13, 2014, 07:34 PM

Hi RainbowMom,

You"ll want to use "brads"! Here is a link to get you started:

#2 - January 18, 2014, 12:00 PM

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What a helpful link, CestMoi!  :thankyou
#3 - January 18, 2014, 01:06 PM
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Great! :) Hope it helps!
#4 - January 18, 2014, 04:52 PM

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Thanks for the informative site. You've saved me so much time aimlessly looking for something like this.

Much appreciated!

#5 - January 19, 2014, 03:04 PM

You are very welcome! :)

#6 - January 19, 2014, 06:26 PM

Just a heads up...

I'm not sure where you are sending plays to -- but make sure that admission call requesting paper scripts, physically sent,  is current.

Plays might be different (?)-- But speaking only from the screenwriting community -- no one accepts printed out, bound scripts anymore. All contests and manager/agent requests are only for scripts converted to PDF's because they read them on their computers and ipads. (much like book requests now).

Within a screenwriting program, it will have a thing usually in the "file" part that you can click into and then click into the "convert to PDF" and it simply converts your script automatically into a PDF for you (while still maintaining your original document). You send the PDF by attaching it to an email.

... and if none of what I've said applies to you, then that's okay too.  :clover Good luck!
#7 - January 20, 2014, 07:02 AM
« Last Edit: January 20, 2014, 07:08 AM by CC »

Ditto what CC said.  :)
#8 - January 20, 2014, 09:34 AM
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