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Punctuation is not a crime

Why, suddenly, do people hate the comma? Did one go astray, leaving someone candidly exposed? Did an em-dash make someone choke on an appositive? Did an apostrophe try to possess the wrong thing? 285 more words

Everyday

NATIONAL PUNCTUATION DAY

http://www.nationalpunctuationday.com/

Make sure you click on this link because they are having a writing contest and it looks like a lot of fun!

Wouldnt the written word be frustrating to read without its punctuation?  477 more words

WRITING

Why I Love The Comma

Saturday, September 24th, is Punctuation Day! Let’s hear it for all of us that love our written communication!

Do you remember learning sentence structure in school? 132 more words

Books

Commas

I know, I know, the last think you want to read about is punctuation. Me, too. But as I contemplate paying an editor to review my manuscript, I find that at $2 per page, I want them doing more than correcting my commas. 872 more words

Manual 365/260 ,

The Comma Butterfly, it saved me from breaking and entering a derelict pub! (there was an open window so it might have been downgraded to loitering with intent or just being too fat to fit but now I’ll never know)The other thing I didn’t know was about this wonderful butterfly. 62 more words

Photography

Forty-three: I am a Writer

I am a Writer.

This is evident enough. In spoken word, I may slur, contradict, contract, mispronounce, mumble, spit, or snort, but written word gives me power. 278 more words

Thoughts

The Care Farm Experience

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It’s been a lazy day today. I’ve tried to be enthusiastic but I didn’t get back from Leeds until 1am this morning and when I tried to go to sleep all I could see was motorway traffic on the back of my eyelids. 447 more words

Care Farm