Not meaning to give away my age, but I miss the simple things in life. I miss the days when a hash tag was just a number sign. When people knew what a hyphen was and knew how to use them. Now there are hash tags to get your message noticed on twitter. Most don’t even know what a hyphen or a semi-colon is. Now there are Em dashes. I never heard of Em dashes until just recently. Now they’re popping up everywhere. What happened to the plain, ordinary comma? I can’t even find an Em dash on my computer. Can you? One of my favorite classes in school was English. I have a doctorate in English and yet, I have never dealt with Em dashes until I got my novel, Shattered Lies published by Black Opal Books.
I miss the simple things in life because life was really more simple back then. People wrote letters and read printed books. They saved the letters. They shared