For the Grammarians (of whom I am not one): IT’S NOT SHERIFF’S OFFICE or even Sheriffs’s office. It’s Sheriffs Office. That’s because neither the Sheriff
https://www.grammarly.com/blog/comma-before-and/ Comma Before And in Lists A lot of people have strong feelings about putting a comma before and in a list. Exactly why this
Oh that first line, first graph, gotta-have-a-hook moment. Hooks are overrated and little understood. So let’s talk about opening paragraph style, instead.
In the wilds of inspiration, story structure is the key to writer sanity and reader comprehension.
You aren’t writing a research paper. You’re writing in vernacular. You are The Writer – a godlet. Do it any way you like.
Incomplete, check a dictionary when in doubt, but quite useful, anyway. Compound Adjective Formed With Rule on Hyphenation Example all Always hyphenate. all-inclusive study century
So. You slept through English class. Starting when you were nine. Or you aced all your grammar tests and promptly forgot everything you learned.
But as an author, you have to deal with the reality of not having a damn clue what to do with a comma.
“Head-hopping” is not a sin. POV in prose fiction.