How to use periods, commas, and question marks with quotation marks. Punctuation in dialogue. American style punctuation for quoted material or British style.
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How to use commas and punctuation in restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses. Examples of independent and subordinate clauses, and relative clauses. Definitiions of grammar terms.
Commas have an essential function in creative writing, but this little punctuation mark often causes big problems for writers. When do you use a comma? Where does the comma go? When do you leave out the comma? Are there any rules?
Fragments and run-on sentences: how to spot them, how to avoid them, how to fix them!
How to punctuate dialogue in writing: dialogue format, quotes, quotation marks, and writing tips.
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