February 2

Tip: Dashes are used to set off material from the rest of the sentence—or for special effect. They are also used to indicate an interruption in dialogue. An ellipsis (…) indicates a trailing off, not an interruption.

Thought: “May your stride be longer on the return from the mailbox than on the way to it.” – J.M. Martin

Teaser: Write about your character’s place of work. What does s/he see in the office? What does his/her desk look like? Is s/he in an office, cubicle or open area? What does s/he do for a living?