In part 1, I put semicolons in their place (and got a bit excited about cheese). In part 2, I’m taking a look at their closest relation: the colon.
It’s easy to confuse the two – they sure do look alike – but how they’re used is quite different. I think of a colon as an … Continue Reading
Correct use of punctuation is not just essential for clarity – it’s one important way to inject variety into your writing. Variety is the spice of life, y’all. For example:
The dog’s name was Frank. He had black fur. He liked to eat avocados. His best friend was Olivia. She was a Siamese cat.
Staccato sentences like … Continue Reading