[DWJ]Enid Blyton? (was Writing for the young)
minnow at belfry.org.uk
Wed May 16 07:38:54 EDT 2007
>I discovered recently that Blyton dictated a lot of her work. It was
>mentioned on a radio 4 programme.
Presumably she proof-read the text when it had been typed up or whatever
the system is when writing by dictation. Spoken English does often involve
syntax that's a bit fuzzy.
I fear that would also mean that the exclamation marks that irritated Colin
were her own idea.
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