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Questions tagged [text-messaging]

This tag should be used for questions relating to showing text-messaging in your writing or when asking about guidelines for writing in text-messengers. For example text-messaging has more lax rules when it comes to capitalization and punctuation, which is a topic that might need to be explained.

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How does one put text messages in a novel?

I want to add sections within my novel where multiple characters are sending text messages to each other, but don't how to format it or if there's a certain way of doing it. For example, would I do it ...
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Punctuating text messages with speaker tags in running copy

Punctuation (and spelling and capitalization) in text messages is different from punctuation in other forms of written communication (emails, memos, standard prose). In particular, punctuation, or ...
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