This page contains resources on common errors in grammar and punctuation. (Note: The page will be updated as more errors in grammar and punctuation are added to the site.)
A sentence fragment is a group of words punctuated as a sentence, even though it’s not a sentence.
Fragments are derided by some, but they’re also used by professional writers to great effect. Learn 6 types of fragments that enhance and 4 types that sink writing:
Get better at reducing bad fragments in your writing by studying examples along with corrections:
Are single words such as ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in response to a question a complete sentence? They’re not; they’re fragments. Find out detailed answer with several examples:
Run-on sentence: Comma splice and fused sentence
A run-on sentence occurs when two sentences are joined just by a comma or by nothing.
Learn common run-on errors and how to fix them:
Reduce run-on sentences in your writing by studying examples along with corrections:
Sentence fragments and run-on sentences are sometimes confused with each other. This resource will clear the difference:
Exercises on common errors
Take exercises on common errors in grammar and punctuation: