Grammar Books Every Writer Needs

41F-mm169GL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Whether you are starting out as a writer or even a veteran of words, there are some great grammar books valuable to anyone who loves the written word. You may not agree with the books on this list, and that’s OK. Find what works best for you and please share with us, we’d love to hear what you are using. These are just a few of our favorites.

  1. The Elements of Style by William Strunk , Jr. and E.B. White: This may be considered an oldie but goodie. This book is small and is brief. Perfect when you just need some quick help.
  2. The Associated Press Stylebook by the Associated Press: This is technically the bible for journalists everywhere as it goes into some ideas and facts that are more suited for someone in journalism, however many of the tips remain the same.
  3. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss: This title is cheeky and fun, how could you not love it? The title also explains the contents, this book focuses on punctuation.

Remember, if you have any questions on grammar, you can always contact your trusty editor.

 

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