dialogue punctuation

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neither grammarly or White Smoke; seem to correct dialogue punctuation? examples: wrong: Murdock looked upset, "I really wish I could find a trash bag." correct; Murdock looked upset. "I really wish I could find a trash bag." another example incorrect; "I talked to the Faceman." Said Murdock "He told me he'd buy some trash bags wen he went shopping." another incorrect; "I talked to the Faceman," said Murdock, "he told me he'd buy some trash bags when he went shopping." Correct; "I talked to the Faceman," said Murdock. "He told me he'd buy some trash bags when he went shopping."

dialogue asked Mar 09 '14 at 20:06 Richard McCallum New member

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