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Today I want to talk about italicizing internal dialogue. Because everyone seems to want me to do it, but I keep refusing.

Because…dammit, Jim, I’m a writer, not a typesetter! 746 more words

Writing Advice

Writing while taking a dump — No. 76

Universal proof of a proposition is fundamentally impossible, since the Universe is not universally accessible to the human intellect.

What ground will universality stand upon? 30 more words

Writing While Taking A Dump

Various Artists - Running Man: The Home Edition (3" Biz CD-R, Serious Business)

The original Running Man film is an hour and forty minutes of Arnold Shwarzenegger badassery, but if it could be boiled down to five minutes, harsh noise is certainly the way to do it. 369 more words


To Italicize, or not to Italicize, that is the Question

I have a question, one that I think you guys can help me with. As you might remember from previous posts, I’ve been playing around with dialogue and accents in my current work in progress. 387 more words


Tips from the Editor – The Proper Use of Italics

By Kelly Laycock

Italic typeface (characters set at a slant to the right) is a typographical device found in all types of writing, and is used for a variety of reasons, the most common of which I hope to illuminate in this post. 1,209 more words

Writing Skill