Dashes, Parentheses, Commas, and Colons

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While some rules related to grammar are steadfast, some seem to be more optional in nature. When it comes to choosing from among dashes, parentheses, commas, and colons — punctuation marks that often seem to accomplish something similar — most writers simply wing it rather than research which would actually be most appropriate to use in a…

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Karen DeGroot Carter

Karen DeGroot Carter

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Bylines in Publishers Weekly, The Writing Cooperative, others. One Sister’s Song (novel). Not Nearly Everything You Need to Know About Writing (ebook).