As we all know, punctuation is crucial. Despite the importance, however, it is fairly skipped over in school––specifically dashes, commas, and semicolons (seriously, when the fuck are you supposed to use those?)––so I’m here to help! And by “I’m here to help,” I mean, “I’m here to compile a masterlist of punctuation resources.”
A ROUGH GUIDE TO PUNCTUATION:
Briefly discusses the use of periods, colons, semicolons, commas, question marks, apostrophes, hyphens, dashes, parentheses, exclamation points, and ellipses.
PUNCTUATION IN DIALOGUE:
Very important. Covers everything from single lines of dialogue, to full paragraphs, to changing speakers.
GUIDE TO COMMA USE:
A quick guide to when you should commas.
WHEN NOT TO USE COMMAS:
A quick guide to when you shouldn’t use commas.
When to use dashes.
GUIDE TO HYPHENS:
Hyphens are used to join words together, but there are a few rules to usage.
HOW TO USE A SEMICOLON:
It’s an illustrated guide. Enough said.