Dun Writin’—Now Whut? – 57 New Dog for Me, Comma Splice Blues for You (A series by Susan Uttendorfsky – Owner of Adirondack Editing)

Good advice.

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New Dog for Me, Comma Splice Blues for You

Sophie for #57 SOPHIE

Aack, Dun Writin’ readers! This article is due to go live in ten hours and I’m just writing it now. Why have I procrastinated so badly? Well, it’s not entirely my fault. My newly adopted dog, Sophie, needs a lot more maintenance than my previous dog, Rocky, who was very elderly and slept 90% of the time. Sophie’s not a puppy, but you’d never know it. So I’m having a hard time getting things done in between games of fetch and frequent walks…

Similarly, many writers have a hard time keeping grammar rules in their heads and/or implementing them correctly when they’re actively writing. Just like I can’t play fetch and edit (or write!) at the same time, you may find it hard to plot and write and keep everything grammatically correct at the same time. So here comes another…

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2 thoughts on “Dun Writin’—Now Whut? – 57 New Dog for Me, Comma Splice Blues for You (A series by Susan Uttendorfsky – Owner of Adirondack Editing)

  1. Thanks, Susan. I’m so pleased if that piece helped you in any way. I thought it was interesting. I don’t remember ever learning about comma splices. I might have missed it though when I changed schools in high school. 🙂 — Suzanne

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