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- DescriptionMign Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe out bad grammar - but she's also determined to make the process as painless as possible. One year ago, she created a weekly pod cast to tackle some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. The pod casts have w been downloaded more than seven million times, and Mign has dispensed grammar tips on Oprah and appeared on the pages of The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal , and USA Today .Written with the wit, warmth, and accessibility that the pod casts are kwn for, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing covers the grammar rules and word-choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers. From between vs. among and although vs. while to comma splices and misplaced modifiers, Mign offers memory tricks and clear explanations that will help readers recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. Chock-full of tips on style, business writing, and effective e-mailing, Grammar Girl's print debut deserves a spot on every communicator's desk.
- Author BiographyMignon 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.
- Author(s)Mignon Fogarty
- PublisherHenry Holt & Company Inc
- Date of Publication29/08/2008
- SubjectUsage & Writing Guides
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHenry Holt & Company Inc
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight231 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine17 mm
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