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How to use question marks
Episode 3413th November 2019 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Denise and Louise talk about how to use question marks in fiction and non-fiction according to convention.

Listen To Find Out More About:

  1. Direct questions
  2. Indirect questions
  3. How-to statements
  4. Idiomatic phrases and question marks
  5. Double punctuation
  6. Uncertain dates and date ranges
  7. Indicating uncertainty

Mentioned In The Show

  • But Can I Start A Sentence With “But”? by Carol Saller
  • Making a Point: The Pernickety Story of English Punctuation by David Crystal

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Music Credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.