By the Dots – prompt by the Daily Post

By the Dots

We all have strange relationships with punctuation — do you overuse exclamation marks? Do you avoid semicolons like the plague? What type of punctuation could you never live without? Tell us all about your punctuation quirks!

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I do have a strange relationship with punctuation. I tend to forget most of them exist except the period and exclamation point. I tend to use 3 exclamation points, an occasional comma and a period. Whether it is a question or declaration. Forget the semicolons!

I wrote a story and someone called me on the lack of comma’s and apostrophes for that matter. I tend to write out the whole word. Do not, not don’t. Now when I am over my word count I go back look and see if I can add an apostrophe or 10.

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About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh is now in her 60's and still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Despite that she is active in Mental Health Advocating, writing for www.IBPF.org (volunteer for non-profit) and has 5 blog posts already published by them. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). She keeps her blog filled with useful content, daily devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She has 3 blogs so far http://www.tessacandoit.com and http://www.finallyawriter.com and http://www.sunnythoughtsandprayers.wordpress.com She is from Deptford, NJ. Her family and blogs keep her busy.
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