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UnDangle Your Modifiers

And other fixes for -ing problems

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Writing this story, it was a hard thing to do.

Wait. What? If you paused reading the above sentence, that’s because it’s a dangling modifier. This example is relatively easy to spot, but the longer your modifier gets, the harder it can be to catch the sneaky culprit.

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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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