January 27th, 2012

Mab's Blair

Feature - punctuating with dialogue

Today’s article is about punctuating dialogue.

With dialogue punctuation, the important point, as with any aspect of writing, is to be clearly understood. You’re going to blunt the emotional impact of your fanfic epic if your reader can’t figure out what’s going on, and there are agreed-upon conventions to make sure that your reader is paying attention to your story rather than going, “Say what?” Jim and Blair from “The Sentinel” will assist with examples.
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