Tag: Strunk and White

  • Quote, unquote: how to correctly use quotation marks

    Quote, unquote: how to correctly use quotation marks

    Quotation marks (“ ”), one of the first punctuation marks you learn as a writer and one with a vast range of uses. In modern usage, we tend to encase words in quotation marks anytime we want to set it apart from other work. Rather than weigh down your work with unnecessary punctuation, check out these tips to correctly use quotation marks.

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  • He said, she said: Writing powerful dialogue

    He said, she said: Writing powerful dialogue

    Learn to write strong dialogue without using adverbs or verbs to modify said.

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  • 9 words you’ve been using wrong this whole time

    9 words you’ve been using wrong this whole time

    No matter how advanced a grammarian you are, it’s helpful to revisit the rules. Check out these 9 grammar rules you may not be using.

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  • The Great Oxford Comma Debate

    The Great Oxford Comma Debate

    One time, my friend messaged me to ask if she should use an Oxford comma when listing out projects on a resume. As a student of journalism, she came of age in AP Style and that comma before the conjunction was a big faux pas. I spent the next 26 minutes composing a verbose, but […]

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