Copy Edit Yourself: How To Punctuate Dialogue Properly

Basic dialogue punctuation rules and examples to help you learn

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If you want your manuscript to get serious consideration from an agent or editor, you have to present it with virtually no errors. I’ve had students who’ve told me they didn’t need to worry about grammar and punctuation because when they got their book accepted, “the…

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