Writing

The Em Dash Is the King of All Punctuation — and Emily Dickinson Is His Queen

I don’t care what your English teacher says. They can meet me on the playground after school if they want to get down and dirty.

Photo courtesy Apple TV+

There’s no debate when it comes to the em dash. It is, unequivocally, the king of…

--

--

--

30M+ Views on Social | 500K+ Followers | 5X Author | 7X Medium Top Writer | Become a Member for More — medium.com/@alex-bentley/membership

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

How I Write a Medium Post

Image of the menu of options that appears when you select text in Medium as you’re writing or editing a post

Goals and Expecations

Show and Tell for Adults

Broken glass on a black sheet.

Why Writing is Cathartic — But Also the Result of A Deeper Universal Tragedy

Rome and Studying the Author

Preparing for NaNoWriMo

If You Want to Become a Successful Writer You Must Know This

Cashmere and murder, The Less Dead, Denise Mina (Review)

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Alex Bentley

Alex Bentley

30M+ Views on Social | 500K+ Followers | 5X Author | 7X Medium Top Writer | Become a Member for More — medium.com/@alex-bentley/membership

More from Medium

How I Made An Easy $153,776.07 From Sharing Links To Products Online

Tezos $XTZ “Price Prediction”

If you’re going to travel, especially internationally, pretend you have never traveled before and…

The Token Economy: Issuing a token to solve your business need

An animated image of trading and investing on a laptop, which is surrounded by a wallet, blocks and cryptocurrencies