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Sentence structure question - prepositions

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Offline Katherine Roberts Reading I keep forgetting to update this!
27 Jan 2015, 08:24 PM | Post: #31

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RE: Sentence structure question - prepositions

This post was last modified: 27 Jan 2015 08:25 PM by Katherine Roberts.
In my role as a Royal Literary Fund Fellow, I always advise students to avoid semicolons (and colons), except where they are using them to separate items in a list, like this: item one; item two; item three. There is always another way of writing a sentence so you don't have to use them.

But if your style depends upon semicolons and you want to know the correct way to use them and other forms of punctuation, I keep a little book in my office called Brilliant Writing Tips For Students by Julia Copus, a previous RLF Fellow. It has some great tips on sentence structure, too. Recommended, even if you aren't a student. Big Grin

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