The Write Way

Daily Writing Tip

What’s a run-on sentence?
Many writers believe that a run-on sentence is one that’s simply too long, but that’s incorrect. A run-on, or “fused,” sentence is two or more complete clauses with no or incorrect punctuation separating them.

Run-on: The new president made several changes to the agenda some were impractical. 

Corrected: The new president made several changes to the agenda; some were impractical.
Corrected: The new president made several changes to the agenda, but some were impractical.

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