Monthly Archives: October 2011

Rambling Sentences, part 2: Fixing Them

The first article about rambling sentences (“What is a Rambling Sentence?”) discussed rambling sentences and why they should be fixed, especially as a favor for the reader. Part 2 contains several fiction and nonfiction long-winded sentences along with a rewrite … Continue reading

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What is a “rambling sentence”?

Rambling sentences reflect composition by a hurried, lazy or inexperienced writer. The reason writers should find and fix rambling sentences is their tendency to frustrate readers, which can happen in either fiction or nonfiction. As most writers know – frustrating the reader … Continue reading

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