Self-Publishing Helps, Writing Tips

Change Straight Quotes to Curly Quotes

What About Curly Quotes vs. Straight Quotes? Does it really matter if you use straight quotes (“)? Curly quotes (“ ”), also known as “smart quotes” are used in good typography. Straight quotes are plain ASCII characters and are not confusing to web browsers and email servers.  In Microsoft, straight quotes can be changed to curly […]

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Writing Tips

Single Quotes or Double Quotes?

It can be confusing to know where to use quotation marks. Writers are familiar with using quotes for sentences but what about thoughts? What about words with another meaning? This is simply a question of style, and what country you live in. The British do it opposite of Americans.  Single or double quotation marks denote […]

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