Articles tagged "grammar"

Grammar Girl is now on Stitcher Premium

Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing, covering the grammar rules, word choices, and questions that can confound even the best writers. And now, Grammar Girl is in even more places—she’s joined the Stitcher Premium family!

When you sign up for the podcast using code GRAMMAR on Stitcher Premium, here’s what you’ll get:

— 600+ binge-worthy ad-free podcast episodes
— A monthly Grammar Girl bonus episode available exclusively on Stitcher Premium
— Access to all the other Stitcher Premium shows (including Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Long Night” and other education shows like “A Way with Words”)
— A free month-long trial of Stitcher Premium. You must use the promo code GRAMMAR (enter the code after you choose your plan) readmoreremove

Grammar Girl: a Hall of Fame Podcaster!

GGHallofFameToday is a huge day for Grammar Girl—Mignon Fogarty is being inducted into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame!

It’s well-deserved, considering she’s aired more than 500 Grammar Girl episodes over the past ten years, simultaneously educating and entertaining her listeners. She even appeared on the “Today Show” with Hoda and Kathie Lee earlier this year to offer her expertise on National Grammar Day!

grammarA brief message from Mignon: “Thanks to all my listeners, guest writers, editors, assistants, and the team at Quick and Dirty Tips for their support over the years. I can’t wait to see what the next 500 episodes bring!”

You can subscribe to the Grammar Girl podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Spotify, or wherever else you get your podcasts. You can also sign up for the Grammar Girl newsletter and follow Mignon on Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat.  Share a story about where you listen to Grammar Girl with the hashtag #WhereIListen.

Congratulations Mignon!

Happy National Grammar Day!

It’s one of our favorite holidays, National Grammar Day!

To celebrate, Grammar Girl (Mignon Fogarty) appeared on the “Today Show” earlier this week to offer her expertise as Hoda and Kathie Lee quizzed some teachers in the audience.

 

Grammar Girl Celebrates Her 500th Podcast!

We’re psyched to start the weekend with some great news: Mignon Fogarty just posted her 500th(!) Grammar Girl podcast on Quick and Dirty Tips!

You can listen to this landmark episode on the QDT website, iTunes or Stitcher.

Plus, word nerds can listen to Grammar Girl’s top ten most heard stories. Everyone wants to know about the “Top 10 Grammar Myths,” “‘Affect’ versus ‘Effect,’” and “The Made-Up Swear Words of THE MAZE RUNNER.”

Happy listening, and congrats Mignon!

Giveaway: WRITING WELL FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

Just because the kids are back in school doesn’t mean we grown-ups can’t get back to basics, too.
Enter WRITING WELL FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS by Sandra E. Lamb.

This slim paperback is full of tips to help you refine your message, communicate your ideas clearly, quickly and effectively, and ace the all-important elements of style (and we’re not talking wardrobe here).

From résumés to reports, proposals to presentations, WRITING WELL FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS is the lighthearted and essential desk reference guide you need.

We’ve got three copies we’re giving away to the first three librarians who email library@macmillanusa.com (subject: Writing Well for Business Success) — don’t forget to include your mailing address!

Geeking out over Fantasy.

So, if you read our monthly newsletter you'll know that right now I'm reading the fantastic Spellwright. And I don't think I've been this geeked about a fantasy book since Lamentation.

The magic revolves around grammar and language, and there are multiple languages that wizards can master. The REAL kicker comes in the nature of the antagonist. Sure, any other author could be content with demons destroying the world with tooth and claw, but not Charlton. (continue reading) readmoreremove

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