Writer’s Tools–Use ‘Em Right | 777 Peppermint Place

A person skilled in their craft is also skilled in the use of their tools. Sometimes we forget that writing is also a craft and, sometimes, needs to be approached as such.

In “Five Quick Steps Toward More Mature Writing,” I mentioned that ellipses, dashes, semicolons, colons, and italic are “specialty tools” to be used infrequently so as not t…

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