Monthly Archives: September 2016

Resource for Comma Rules (linked)

Just one more day until 2016’s National Punctuation Day arrives! I’ve been doing a three-day countdown with posts on semicolons and punctuating dialogue, so be sure to take a peek if either of those topics trip you up. Today, I … Continue reading

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Punctuating Dialogue: The Basics

Just two more days until National Punctuation Day! Yesterday, I started a countdown by posting rules for when you should and shouldn’t use semicolons. Today, I want to look at how you should punctuate dialogue. Do you put those punctuation … Continue reading

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Semicolons: 3 places NOT to use them (and 2 that are okay!)

;;; Saturday is National Punctuation Day, and I’m probably a little too excited. If the majority of my students and clients are any indication, most people dread punctuation. It can be confusing, it uses a lot of rules, and it’s … Continue reading

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