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Quotes Within Quotes

April 14, 2017 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Using the correct quotation marks for quotes within quotes isn’t as tricky as you might imagine, but there is some confusion about the rules.

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Getting Specific—Addressing Readers’ Examples (Part 2)

November 8, 2015 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

What happens to the comma when you have a question mark or exclamation point midsentence where a comma should go?

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Marking Text—Choosing Between Italics and Quotation Marks

May 12, 2014 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Learn how to choose between italics and quotation marks. Learn when more than capital letters are called for and also when capital letters are sufficient.

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Single Quotation Marks—A Reader’s Question

May 7, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Single quotation marks don’t have many uses in American English. Learn when to use them and how to use double quotation marks and italics for emphasis.

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