Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Episode 8: Quotation Marks

Are you better with quotes than Joey is?

Today we cover the basic rules for using quotation marks if you're an American writer writing for an American audience. (You Brits are on your own. Sorry, dudes.)


  1. How about using scare quotes versus italics for emphasis. I tend to use italics when I want to emphasis a word and quotation marks when I want to imply a different mean for a word than what is readily understood, like what Joey tries to do but fails.

  2. Wow. Note to self--proofread. *emphasize *meaning