Denise and Louise discuss how to use quote marks (or speech marks) in writing … and when not to use them.
Summary of the Show
- What are quote marks for?
- Should I use straight or curly quote marks?
- Should I use single or double quote marks?
- Where does the closing quote mark go in relation to other punctuation?
- When not to use quote marks
- ‘How to punctuate dialogue in a novel’: (blog) http://bit.ly/2vYflIf
- ‘How to punctuate dialogue in a novel’: (video playlist): http://bit.ly/2ZzUCXG
- ‘Worry-free Writing: how to use quote marks’: http://bit.ly/2ZyTzag
- Chicago Manual of Style
- Penguin Guide to Punctuation
- New Hart’s Rules
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