Somewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?

legit-writing-tips: You’ll get different answers from different people, but I’m of the opinion that exclamation marks should be used in dialogue only, with a few rare exceptions. Interesting point! I use them often, because they convey the sense of energy… Read moreSomewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?

Somewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?

legit-writing-tips: You’ll get different answers from different people, but I’m of the opinion that exclamation marks should be used in dialogue only, with a few rare exceptions. Interesting point! I use them often, because they convey the sense of energy… Read moreSomewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?