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Grammar for Grown-Ups: Comma Care

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Grammar for Grown-Ups: Comma Care

  • The Skillery 1323 6th Ave N Nashville, TN, 37208 United States (map)

This is a series for those of you out there kicking yourselves for not paying a little more attention to your high school English teacher. We get it. It was… well, boring. But now, all these years later, you’re nagged with self-doubt every time you send an email. The Porch is here to help. Come on over for a glass of wine and some shop talk, and we’ll try to get those issues all ironed out. (By the way, we know it’s not really “grammar” we’re talking about, per se. It’s punctuation, but that’s just semantics. We liked the alliteration.)

Event Description:

True fact: there are an awful lot of rules governing comma usage, but generally, it’s the same two or three that get broken all the time. In this 90-minute session, we’ll cover the biggies, talk a little about the other ones, do some fun games and exercises, and when you leave, it’s just possible that you’ll be comma-splice free forever.

When does this class meet? 

On Wednesday, February 11th from 6-7:30pm. 

About the Teacher:

Katie McDougall is the cofounder of The Porch, and she is author of the novel, The Color Wheel. She holds a BA in English from Colorado College and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Colorado State University. Prior to cofounding The Porch, Katie spent fifteen years as an English teacher in Colorado, Nashville, and The Bahamas.

About the Hosting Organization:

The Porch fosters the artistic and professional development of writers and promotes a vibrant and diverse literary culture in Nashville through educational, inspiring, and community building opportunities and events for adults and youth


Registration is $31, here.


Questions about this class? Contact Katie McDougall at


Earlier Event: February 6
Office Hours with CJ Casciotta
Later Event: February 13
Coffee and Coworking