The Grammar Devotional
Daily Tips for Successful Writing from Grammar Girl (TM)
By Mignon Fogarty
(Holt Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780805091656, 240pp.)
Publication Date: October 27, 2009
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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, in tip-of-the-day form, Grammar Girl serves up 365 lessons on language that are sure to inspire. Filled with new, bite-size writing tips, fun quizzes and puzzles, and efficient memory tricks, The Grammar Devotional gives you a daily dose of knowledge to improve your writing and also serves as a lasting reference you'll use for years to come.
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.
Praise for The Grammar Devotional: "This book deserves to be in your collection. For a quick question or a quick review, The Grammar Devotional is great."--The Writing Resource "Every writer should have a copy of The Grammar Devotional by none-other than Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty." --Freelance Writing Jobs Praise for Mignon Fogarty's Grammar Girl podcast:
"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
"Delightfully droll . . . Grammar Girl gives clear explanations with helpful examples."—The Los Angeles Times
"Fogarty . . . sparked what you might call a worldwide, syntax-driven fiesta."—Newsday
"At the root of all her success, of course, is a true love of language and grammar."—The Arizona Republic
"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