The Run-On Sentence makes you run past your punctuation. After he’s finished, you’ll have extra long sentences that run on, and on, and on …
Gather the heroes together we’re going to attack in force.
Gather the heroes together. We’re going to attack in force.
I can’t fly my powers are gone.
I can’t fly; my powers are gone.
Follow my lead don’t fall behind.
Follow my lead, and don’t fall behind.
You’ll never break those chains they’re made out of solid titanium even you don’t have that kind of strength.
You’ll never break those chains. They’re made out of solid titanium, and even you don’t have that kind of strength.
STOPPING THE RUN-ON:
Sometimes you need long sentences, and sometimes you need short sentences, but long or short, your sentences always need proper punctuation. If you use the power of punctuation, you’ll be able to make correct sentences of any length, and you’ll always be able to stop The Run-On Sentence in his tracks!