The Glamour of Grammar by Roy Peter Clark Review and Giveaway

On The Back

Early in history of the English language, the word grammar and glamour meant the same thing: the power to charm. Roy Peter Clark, author or Writing Tools, aims to put the glamour back in grammar with this fun, Engaging alternative to stuffy instructional. In this practical guide, readers will learn everything from the particularities of punctuation to why effective writers prefer concrete nouns and active verbs. The Glamour of Grammar gives readers all the tools they need to “live inside the language”- to master grammar to hone meaning, to read with a critical eye, and to enchant thought their writing. With this indispensable book, readers will come to see just how glamorous grammar can be.

My Thoughts

Grammar is my biggest issue as a blogger. As I am sure many of you have noticed from reading my blog posts I am not a good speller and punctuation? HA! Forget about it! (Sadly I even took children’s literature classes in college and they still did not help me much).

With that being said I could not turn down the chance to review the Glamour of Grammar by Roy Peter Clark.

This book has a nice and easy to understand. I enjoyed every word I was reading in this book. With chapters such as; befriend the lively verb to be, or Us the complex sentence to connect unequal ideas, I was able to relate some of the writing tools together that I needed. If you are like me and just need that little push to help you with your grammar this is the book for you! Now I am not saying that my grammar will improve just because I read this book but there will be some things I will think twice about while I am writing my daily posts to each or you. Hopefully I will pick something up that will better help you understand what I’m talking about!! LOL!

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