My mom is a retired high school English teacher. She used to snicker while grading writing assignments. Now that I freelance as an editor, I understand why. And now that I write, I worry someone will snicker at me. We want people to laugh at our stories, but only at the parts they’re supposed to. To giggle-proof your writing, be mindful of the following.
Nope. Therefore, ‘Running’ is a dangling participle.
Probably not. ‘Dressed’ is a dangling participle.
Thanks for the advice, Melissa!
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