My love affair with the em dash

August 2, 2015 at 2:28 pm (Beginners, Writing Advice)

I love using dashes – as I’m sure you’re already aware – and my level of addiction only hit me when I had to alter the style in a 60,000-word document. I was able to use find/change but had to check each one.

Wow. There were a lot.

And then I read this article about using less dashes. It makes a lot of good points, but I still use a lot of dashes. Hopefully I can cut back.

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