format of dialogue


How do you format/punctuate dialogue in fiction?

dialogue asked Mar 30 '13 at 10:47 Alison Summers New member

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The punctuation rules don't change for fiction, though a writer can take poetic license for artistic purposes. Here is Grammarly Handbook's section on quotation marks:

link comment answered Mar 30 '13 at 13:36 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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