Tag Archives: Punctuation

Understanding the Ellipsis and Dash

There are two punctuation symbols that frequently confuse writers: that of not knowing what to use or where when it comes to ellipses and hyphens. The Ellipsis The ellipsis is a single punctuation mark that consists of three dots – … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Need an Editor!”

I am amazed at the number of self-publishing authors who still believe their work doesn’t need editing or proofing, then bemoan when a reviewer criticises and gives their novel a  low rating. These are often the same writers who grumble … Continue reading

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