The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Writing Center Workshops
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Simple Steps to Perfecting Your Punctuation

Review the basics of punctuation and ask all those questions you've always wanted to ask!


Comma errors got you down? Not sure where punctuation marks go in and around quotations? Then this workshop is for you. Pausing frequently for structured practice throughout the session, we'll take a logical and systematic approach to the function and placement of punctuation that will help you become your own trusted editor.

Intended Audience

Anyone who wants a comprehensive review of the basic rules of punctuation, and especially anyone who has ever wondered, “Why is there so much confusion about what’s right or wrong in punctuation?”


2 hours

Schedule for Fall 2016

Friday, 9/30, 1:00–3:00 (Sec. 1)
Tuesday, 11/15, 3:00–5:00 (Sec. 2)

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