Sentence Fragments: To Use or Not to Use?
Sentence fragments are common in fiction, but what are they and how should we use them? In this post, I’ll break down what a sentence fragment is, theorize why authors use sentence fragments, discuss their pros and cons, and finally suggest some tips for using them.
About Misplaced Modifiers
A common stylistic issue I come across while editing is misplaced modifiers. In short, a misplaced modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that is separated from the word it modifies, causing awkwardness or confusion. Misplaced modifiers can also change the meaning of a sentence or be totally illogical. In this post, I analyze some examples of poorly placed modifiers and discuss the best practice for using modifiers.