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Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips to Clean Up Your Writing

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Just in time for back-to-school, the phenomenal Grammar Girl program comes to CD, at a fabulous price!

Synopsis:

< div> < div> Just in time for back-to-school, the phenomenal Grammar Girl program comes to CD, at a fabulous price!< /div> < /div>

Synopsis:

Mignon Fogarty can't remember whether it was a misused semicolon, a chronic case of comma splicing, or an "affect" when an "effect" was called for, but at some point she had seen one mangled sentence too many. Determined to counter the slipping standards of good writing in daily discourse, Mignon created a weekly podcast called Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing to reach all offenders--from the intimidated to the apathetic. In less than a year, more than five million Grammar Girl podcast episodes have been downloaded, and Mignon has appeared in the pages of The New York Times and dispensed grammar tips on Oprah. In Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips to Clean Up Your Writing, Mignon tackles some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. From "lay vs. lie" and "affect vs. effect" to split infinitives and run-on sentences, Grammar Girl offers clear explanations and effective memory tricks to help  listeners write (and say) it right.

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About the Author

Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and founder of Quick and Dirty Tips. 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 and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781427202826
Publisher:
Macmillan Audio
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Read:
Fogarty, Mignon
Author:
Fogarty, Mignon
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Grammar & Punctuation
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
English language -- Usage.
Edition Description:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
20070724
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 CD, 1 hour
Dimensions:
7.48 x 5.64 x 0.61 in
Media Run Time:
060

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"Synopsis" by ,
Just in time for back-to-school, the phenomenal Grammar Girl program comes to CD, at a fabulous price!
"Synopsis" by , < div> < div> Just in time for back-to-school, the phenomenal Grammar Girl program comes to CD, at a fabulous price!< /div> < /div>
"Synopsis" by ,
Mignon Fogarty can't remember whether it was a misused semicolon, a chronic case of comma splicing, or an "affect" when an "effect" was called for, but at some point she had seen one mangled sentence too many. Determined to counter the slipping standards of good writing in daily discourse, Mignon created a weekly podcast called Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing to reach all offenders--from the intimidated to the apathetic. In less than a year, more than five million Grammar Girl podcast episodes have been downloaded, and Mignon has appeared in the pages of The New York Times and dispensed grammar tips on Oprah. In Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips to Clean Up Your Writing, Mignon tackles some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. From "lay vs. lie" and "affect vs. effect" to split infinitives and run-on sentences, Grammar Girl offers clear explanations and effective memory tricks to help  listeners write (and say) it right.
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