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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Criminal Sentence 232: To Become Grammatical

From a Web site:

"To become a published writer, there must be a market for your work."

This is a misplaced modifier: "to become a published writer" does not go with "there"; if you've read this blog for a while, you will know what I mean. If you don't know what I mean, please read the blog.

How would you rewrite it?


Anonymous said...

How about:

If you want to become a published writer, you need to find a market for your work.

Analisa said...

I think I will keep reading the blog. LOL