Posted on 10/01/2019 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready for more than you ever wanted to know about the types of dashes and how publishers typically use them on both sides of the Atlantic?

If you answered yes, professional editor Louise Harnby has an entire post on hyphens, en dashes and em dashes in fiction for you to enjoy.

And of course, conventional usage depends on your location (United States versus United Kingdom) and whether your publisher is attached to a particular style, so Harnby has offered the most one-size-fits-all version that she can.

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