My latest article for TheWeek.com is up, and it’s on the oft-maligned “sentence fragments”:
It’s totally okay to write incomplete sentences
A few readers have pointed out, as I rather thought someone might, that Shakespeare isn’t really the best example. This is true, but I needed an example that I could be confident readers would be familiar with and would not dismiss as too modern, and I also had a length limit. So there it is. The compromises always get you in the end.
You can also see this article on Salon.com, and I don’t even know where else.