Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students (Quick & Dirty Tips) (Paperback)
From New York Times bestselling author and creator of the top ranked Grammar Girl podcast, Mignon Fogarty, comes her bestselling Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students.
This edition has been newly revised in 2023 to reflect modern topics and changes in style and usage since initial publication.
With 100,000 copies sold, this is a complete and comprehensive guide to all things grammar from Grammar Girl— whose popular podcast, Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, has been downloaded more than one hundred million times.
For beginners to more advanced students, this guide covers it all: parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation are all explained clearly and concisely in Grammar Girl’s humorous and accessible style. Pop quizzes are scattered throughout to reinforce the explanations, as are Grammar Girl’s trademark Quick and Dirty Tips—easy and fun memory tricks to help with those challenging rules. Complete with a writing style chapter, this guide is sure to become the one-stop, essential book on every student’s desk. And with timely updates to the content throughout, this edition remains the definitive student writing guide.
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 Podcast 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 Quick And Dirty Tips to sign up for her free email newsletter and podcast.
“Budding writers will find it invaluable.” —School Library Journal
“This guide is accessible to all, whether writing is limited to texting and e-mailing or creating the next great novel…Fogarty has succeeded in furnishing students with a witty guide to an often-challenging part of daily life.” —VOYA
“As a guide to dip into and peruse, it will be a solid and enjoyable resource for writers everywhere.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The Ultimate Writing Guide for Students [goes] beyond vocabulary into grammar and the structure of writing. But it's not a dry, boring reference ... this guide is both informative and user-friendly...The main message [is]: You can write; here are the tools.” —Lisa McLendon, The News & Observer (Raleigh)