Actually, the Comma Goes Here: A Practical Guide to Punctuation (Paperback)

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Actually, the Comma Goes Here: A Practical Guide to Punctuation (Paperback)

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Fun, funny, and factual—the most complete guide to punctuation for beginners and experts alike. Period.

No one's ever said that learning punctuation is fun—until now. Actually, The Comma Goes Here takes a lighthearted yet highly informative approach to ensuring you never misplace a comma again.

Whether it's semicolons or exclamation points, this primer has you covered with chapters that dive deep into the correct use for each and every piece of punctuation. You'll find plenty of fun (and funny) examples of proper writing while also learning how punctuation has changed throughout history.

Actually, The Comma Goes Here includes:
  • A complete crash course—Keep things simple with chapters that progress from the most basic punctuation (like periods) to more advanced or uncommon punctuation (like brackets).
  • Memorable advice—Never mix your clauses up again thanks to easy-to-remember breakdowns, handy mnemonics, and entertaining sample sentences.
  • Matters of style—Discover a quick reference chart that details the differences between the most common style guides, including the Chicago Manual of Style and Associated Press.

Perfect your punctuation with the help of this comprehensive guidebook.
Lucy Cripps is a freelance wordsmith, instructor, and incorrigible pedant. She has written for numerous clients, including Red Bull, Engadget, Expedia, and Clarks. When not writing, editing, or being Mom, Lucy gig rows and snowboards.
Product Details ISBN: 9781647399221
ISBN-10: 164739922X
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2020
Pages: 166
Language: English