October 9

Tip: When punctuating dialogue, remember to use a comma or question mark with a verbalized tag and lower case the word following (except for proper nouns). Use  a period and upper case with non-verbal. “I can’t do that,” she said. “Can I do that?” she asked. “No, you can’t do that.” He shook his head.

Thought for the day: We write from aspiration and antagonism, as well as from experience. We paint those qualities which we do not possess – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jumpstart: Finish the following: I don’t know what made me look out the window at that particular moment, but I did. Unfortunately.