How to Use An Ellipsis: A Breakdown of Those Three Little Dots – by Carson Kohler…

on The Write Life:

The ellipsis is an important punctuation mark. Sure, those three dots seem so tiny, so straightforward, and yet …

Some editors may view the ellipsis as lazy — a writer’s way out of completing a sentence or connecting two thoughts. They can certainly become an overused crutch and weaken your copy, but in some cases, the ellipsis is quite important, especially when it comes to quoting.

In this guide to the ellipsis, we’ll break down the basics then dive into using ellipses in your writing.

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