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The Abused Exclamation Mark

From sur­prise to hap­pi­ness, from anger to vio­lence, from anguish to tragedy, the excla­ma­tion mark punc­tu­ates a vari­ety of human expres­sion. When a char­ac­ter in your fic­tion says “Stop!”, your read­er hears the shout; while “Stop.” con­veys there is a … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Writing Meme

Nita has kind­ly tagged me for list­ing strengths of a writer that I aspire to have. I read a few excel­lent writ­ers who’ve con­tributed to this before, like Sub­ur­ban Life, The Indi­vid­ual Voice, Joe Fel­so, Mari­aCristi­na, and of course, Ram­bodoc. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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