I saw the title of an article, which is “Stop. Using. Periods. Period.
In literature, does the writer use period to record a emphasized sentence where pause after each word?
e.g. “You. Are. In. Big. Trouble,” she said.

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This is the convention when the speaker is speaking each word with emphasis and a break between them.

A pause between each word alone is typically "You -- are -- in -- big -- trouble."

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