Get a Grip on Your Grammar: 250 Writing and Editing Reminders for the Curious or Confused

April 17, 2017|
Get a Grip on Your Grammar: 250 Writing and Editing Reminders for the Curious or Confused by Kris Spisak
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Just as we should think before we speak, we need to think before we write.

Most of us are not poets or novelists, but we are all writers. We email, text, and post; we craft memos and reports, menus and outdoor signage, birthday cards and sticky notes on the fridge.

Get a Grip on Your Grammar is a grammar book for those who hate grammar books, a writing resource filled with quick answers and a playful style - not endless, indecipherable grammar jargon.

Get a Grip on Your Grammar is The Elements of Style for the Twitter generation. Designed for student, business, and creative-writing audiences alike, its easily digestible, occasionally witty writing tips will finally teach you:
  • The differences between "lay" and "lie."
  • The proper usage of "affect" and "effect."
  • Where to put punctuation around quotation marks.
  • The meaning of "e.g." versus "i.e."
  • The perils of overusing the word "suddenly."
  • That apostrophes should not be thrown about like confetti.
  • And 243 more great tips.

    Writers owe it to themselves and to everyone who sees their written words to get it right. With Get a Grip on Your Grammar, they finally can (not "may").
  • With a bachelor of arts from the College of William and Mary and a master of liberal arts from the University of Richmond, began her career as a college writing instructor. After six years in the classroom, she shifted her work toward professional writing and editing, working with businesses on their communication goals and individual...
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    Title:Get a Grip on Your Grammar: 250 Writing and Editing Reminders for the Curious or ConfusedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.98 X 6.02 X 0.47 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.98 X 6.02 X 0.47 inPublished:April 17, 2017Publisher:Red Wheel WeiserLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:1632650916

    ISBN - 13:9781632650917

    Appropriate for ages: All ages

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