Mark Nichol is a writer for Daily Writing Tips. He has worked on editing projects ranging from blog posts and other website content to manuscripts for college textbooks and articles for scholarly journals. A former editing instructor with the Extension program at the University of California, Berkeley, and a onetime schoolteacher, he enjoys reading and writing about language.
Interviews with Mark Nichol
Garner's Modern English Usage
by Bryan A. Garner
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Spunk & Bite: A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style
by Arthur Plotnik
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
by Jane Straus
The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
by Amy Einsohn
In the age of the internet, we are all writers. Correct grammar and punctuation are key to making a good impression. Grammar geek Mark Nichol, a writer at Daily Writing Tips, picks five of the best grammar and punctuation books, and tells us why bad grammar leads to anarchy.