Let's Eat Grandma - Why Grammar Actually Matters
Do you sometimes mix up your 'affects' and 'effects'? Do you know when to use 'less' or 'fewer'? And what about punctuation - would you like to feel sure about using semicolons?
Grammar can be a bit of black hole in terms of size and matter, and if you're not confident about how it works, it can suck you up and spit you out before you can say 'there, their and they're'. Although this book won't give you the formula to the theory of everything grammatical, it will stop you from making embarrassing slip-ups, such as implying your grandmother would make for a tasty meal.
So say goodbye to silly CV mistakes or red marker pen all over your essays, because this book offers up bite-sized tips and advice that'll make your writing instantly more impressive.
Joanne Adams is what you might call a perfectionist when it comes to punctuation and spelling. A lifetime spent encountering greengrocers' apostrophes and dangling participles at every turn has led her to set the world to rights in her very own grammar book. She hopes it will change the world!