Carolyn Jackson, Author at Grammar Factory Publishing

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3 ways with hyphens and what to do with a dash

Should you hang in there with a hyphen or get dramatic with a dash? Good question, and fortunately there’s an easy way to answer it. Although they look alike, hyphens and dashes are used for very different reasons. Hyphens are joiners; they help words hold hands. Dashes, in contrast, are drama queens that like to […]

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Punctuation 101

In 2003, an unknown British author named Lynne Truss wrote a little book called Eats, Shoots and Leaves. To the astonishment of both author and publisher, the book sold over three million copies, and Lynne was able to fulfil her dream of quitting her day job and writing full-time in her pyjamas. The subject of her […]

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