By Noah Lukeman
"Takes the straitjacket off punctuation....Lukeman's wit and perception make this an fast classic."―M. J. Rose
the 1st useful and available consultant to the artwork of punctuation for artistic writers. Punctuation unearths the author: haphazard commas, for instance, display haphazard pondering; transparent, lucid breaks show transparent, lucid considering. Punctuation can be utilized to coach the author tips to imagine and the way to write down. This brief, sensible ebook indicates authors the advantages that may be reaped from getting to know punctuation: the artwork of favor, sentence size, which means, and financial system of phrases. There are full-length chapters dedicated to the interval, the comma, the semicolon, the colon, citation marks, the sprint and parentheses, the paragraph and part holiday, and a cumulative bankruptcy on integrating all of them into "The Symphony of Punctuation." packed with routines and examples from literary masters (Why did Poe and Melville depend upon the semicolon? Why did Hemingway include the period?), A sprint of Style is interactive, hugely attractive, and a need for artistic writers in addition to for someone seeking to make punctuation their good friend rather than their mysterious foe.