Seriously, I have quite over-thought punctuation, and I now need to get a book in order to clarify it’s complexities.
I can see why Virginia Wollf went/was mad. (Not that I’m comparing myself to that amazing writer, of course) Although, it might be a good idea to adopt a stream of consciousness technique myself; that way I could just leave out punctuation altogether.
But then again, a part of me thinks that, as a working-class woman writer, it is my job to challenge literary conventions; in which case, I’m quite entitled to run amok with such things as punctuation, vocabulary, grammar, content, structure, form and even spelling - be it deliberate or otherwise.
This all leads me to ponder - Is it a good idea for me to do a degree in Creative Writing?
I shall go mad. I shall go mad.
So, I am going to the library, right now, to get a book about punctuation.
In the meantime, check out my website about working-class women writers.
To cut a long story short: