Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

Mignon Fogarty (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
July 08, 2008
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.98 X 8.26 X 0.68 inches | 0.51 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780805088311

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About the Author

Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network. A technical writer and entrepreneur, she has served as an editor and producer at a number of health and science Web sites. 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.

Reviews

"Reminds me of when I first read Strunk and White. I will use it in my classroom." --Fourth Grade Teacher, Las Vegas Public School System

"Whether you are a grammar-phobe seeking guidance, a parent looking for a tutorial that your kids will enjoy (and therefore use) or a writer seeking a fun reference manual for frustrating recurring questions, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing will likely satisfy." --Bill Reagan, PopMatters

"Fogarty walks her listeners through the sometimes-tricky subjects with a voice that is authoritative but warm. Kind of like the sixth-grade teacher you wish you had." --USA Today on the Grammar Girl Podcast

"Delightfully droll . . . Grammar Girl gives clear explanations with helpful examples." --The Los Angeles Times on the Grammar Girl Podcast

"Fogarty . . . sparked what you might call a worldwide, syntax-driven fiesta." --Newsday on the Grammar Girl Podcast

"At the root of all her success, of course, is a true love of language and grammar." --The Arizona Republic on the Grammar Girl Podcast

"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 on the Grammar Girl Podcast