Punctuation Marks: The Exclamation Mark – by Melissa Donovan…

on Writing Forward:

It’s a relatively simple punctuation mark — a bold one without a lot of confusing rules — yet it’s still grossly overused.

It gives our sentences pizzazz. It emphasizes dialogue when one character shouts or snaps at another. And it gives copy editors headaches.

The exclamation mark sure packs a punch.

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