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01-19-2009, 05:55 AM
When do you use these? "--" (There's not supposed to be a space between them.)
01-19-2009, 07:18 AM
Here's some useful links from Google:
I personally enjoy using them in dialogue:
In writing dialogue, the dash is used to show breaks in thought and shifts in tone:
"How many times have I asked you not to —" Jasion suddenly stopped talking and looked out the window.
"Not to do what?" I prompted.
"Not to — Oh heck, I forget!"
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