Grammar Devotional: Tips for Successful Writing from Grammar Girl
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Millions of fans around the globe punctuate properly and communicate clearly thanks to Mignon Fogarty's practical and easy-to-remember advice about writing style and word usage. Her first book, Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, hit the New York Times bestseller list, and her weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 20 million times and hailed by USA Today as “authoritative but warm.” Now Grammar Girl serves up bite-sized lessons on language that are sure to inspire.
Praise for The Grammar Devotional
"Delightfully droll...Grammar Girl gives clear explanations with helpful examples."
—The Los Angeles Times
"Fogarty...has become the country’s go-to gal on grammar...Helpful. Smart. Funny. Fans find Grammar Girl to be all those things."
—The Seattle Times
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Copyright 2009 by Mignon Fogarty, Inc. All rights reserved.
No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews.
Previously published by Macmillan.
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Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips. Formerly a magazine writer, technical writer, and entrepreneur, she has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University. She lives in Reno, Nevada. Visit her website at www.quickanddirtytips.com.Back to top
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People are often moved and challenged by nuggets gleaned on a daily basis—whether from a spiritual devotional, a tip-a-day calendar, or a regularly e-mailed newsletter. But there are few groups who need constant encouragement more than writers—it is, after all, a mostly solitary practice. _The ...Back to top
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Reviewed by Mom1 on May 14, 2011
Grammar is fun!
Making grammar fun is quite a feat, and here it was accomplished. This was not a boring review, but an extremely relevant and useful look at grammar.
Reviewed by MegSperring on Sep 27, 2010
How the English language changes
This is a good study of how the English language changes over time; for example, the use of 'on accident' instead of 'by accident'. I've done some modules in a Linguistics course at university and found this topic fascinating - English is a dynamic language and is continually being added to - depending on where in the world it is being spoken!
Reviewed by cuiblemorgan on May 25, 2010
Not that great
Mostly things I already knew, included some interactive type things like "click here for the correct answer" and then the link wouldn't work, or it would link to something irrelevant.
Reviewed by Samspade on Apr 19, 2010
Well, if you want to read a book about grammar
.....this one comes in small bites. Come to think of it, that's probably the way a book about grammar should be written.
Reviewed by teachereduardo on Mar 24, 2010
I have been reading it every day, so I think I have found out lots of stuff I didn't know on English language grammar topics. Things have been changing over the years, so the grammar doesn't have such things yet. It's worth taking a look at some points. Enjoy it!
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