Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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St. Martin's Griffin
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5.98 X 8.26 X 0.68 inches | 0.51 pounds

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About the Author

MIGNON FOGARTY is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network. She is a five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards, an inductee of the Podcasting Hall of Fame, a New York Times bestselling author, and the former chair of media entrepreneurship in the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada. She has appeared as a guest expert on the Oprah Winfrey Show and the Today Show, and she currently lives in California with her husband, Patrick. Visit her website at to sign up for her free email newsletter and podcast.


"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