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By Barbara Abercrombie

During this number of anecdotes, classes, charges, and activates, writer and writing instructor Barbara Abercrombie offers a delightfully diversified cornucopia of notion — nuts-and-bolts strategies, hand-holding commiseration, and epiphany-fueling insights from fellow writers, together with Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners and Abercrombie’s scholars who've long past from paralyzed to released.

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When the word is short for it is, it should be written with an apostrophe. < previous page page_28 next page > < previous page page_29 next page > Page 29 eg It's costing far too much money. When it takes the possessive form meaning belonging to it, no apostrophe is needed. eg The rabbit had its back to the girl. Assignment Read the following letter and correct the mistakes. Dear Sir, I wrote you on 24 July asking if you will let me have 100 copies of your new magazine. But I have not heard nothing from you.

A hyphen is placed close up to the last letter able to be fitted on the line and the remainder of the word is carried over to the next line. Try to divide between syllables, eg judge-ment, and always make sure at least three letters remain both at the line end and at the beginning of the next line. The Dash There are two kinds of dash; the single and the double dash. Use the single dash: to show a change of thought. eg We went on holiday in August last year - or perhaps it was at the beginning of September.

Eg The lady's shoes. The ladies' shoes. 2 It's and its are often confused. When the word is short for it is, it should be written with an apostrophe. < previous page page_28 next page > < previous page page_29 next page > Page 29 eg It's costing far too much money. When it takes the possessive form meaning belonging to it, no apostrophe is needed. eg The rabbit had its back to the girl. Assignment Read the following letter and correct the mistakes. Dear Sir, I wrote you on 24 July asking if you will let me have 100 copies of your new magazine.

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