Friday, August 23, 2013

Angela Smith on the BBC

Elmore Leonard 1925-2013

The great American crime writer Elmore Leonard who died this week once set out his ten rules for writers. One of his recommendations was only to use two or three exclamation marks per 100,000 words of prose. This prompted BBC Radio Newcastle's 'Alfie and Charlie at breakfast' to interview Dr Angela Smith on Friday 23rd August to discuss punctuation and spelling, particularly in relation to technology.  


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