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How to Fix a Dangling Participle
Refresher A dangling participle is a modifier that’s in the wrong place for the noun it is supposed to describe. This means: The modifier is too far away from what it is supposed to describe, or Another noun got in … Continue reading
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How to Reduce Prolific Prepositions
This is Part 2 about the overuse of Prepositional Phrases. In today’s English, overuse of these phrases has diluted our writing and weakened its impact. Some experienced business and technical writers view prepositional phrases as evil. I wouldn’t go that far … sometimes they are … 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