Book Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English By Patricia T. O’Conner PDF
Author : Patricia T. O’Conner
Pages : 220
Years : 2016
ISBN : 978-0525533054, 0525533052
Language : English
Another former editor, Patricia T. O’Conner gives us Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English, a national bestseller book. This one explores the grammar problems that plague even great writers. Since it’s written by an editor, who has seen these errors made time and time again, this book gives keep insight into the tools writers need to polish their craft.
Woe Is I doesn’t just list rules, though it does have plenty of rules for readers to explore. It does so in a welcoming tone without judgment, then follows the rules with fun examples.
It strives to write in plain English, so anyone can comprehend what they need to to do become a better writer. This book also gives explanations for commonly confused words in the English language, like compliment/complement, and when they should and shouldn’t enter your writing.
“With grammar, it’s always something.”