According to the Society for Appropriate Punctuation, the global supply of ellipses reached critically low levels during the last quarter of 2021.
Elizabeth Barton has been making stuff up for most of her life. Her first short story, The Worm Who Got Lost, although highly acclaimed by her mother and first-grade teacher, has, alas, been lost to time. Undaunted, she has persevered, making contributions to Defenestration, Intrinsick, and Every Day Fiction, among other journals and anthologies. She lives in Chicago, has millions of quirky socks, and is prone to hyperbole.