Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva, is the author of nine grammar books, a self-publishing book, and a novel:
The Best Little Grammar Book Ever, first and second editions
The Best Little Grammar Workbook Ever
The Best Little Grammar Collection Ever
Does Your Flamingo Flamenco?
Fifty Shades of Grammar
Correct Me If I'm Wrong
The Great Grammar Cheat Sheet
The Best Grammar Workbook Ever
I Wrote a Book: Now What? The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Self-Publishing
Four College Girls and a Purple Boa
Her grammar books are used by schools and colleges. The Best Little Grammar Book Ever won Best Reference Book from the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association in 2011. The Best Grammar Workbook Ever won honorable mention at the New York Book Festival in 2016. And Fifty Shades of Grammar won Best Book Runner Up in 2016 from the Bay Area Independent Book Publishers Association.
Arlene is from the Boston area, where she went to school and worked until 1993, when she and her family relocated to Sonoma County, California. She started her writing career as a newspaper reporter and editor before becoming a technical writer in the 1980s. She has won two awards of excellence from the Society of Technical Writers. More recently, Ms. Miller has been a freelance book editor and blogger. She also taught for the California public schools for 11 years.
Arlene holds a B.A. in English and Journalism and an M.A. in Humanities, as well as teaching and school administration credentials. She conducts grammar and writing workshops based on her book. And if you don't believe that grammar can be humorous and entertaining, listen to one of her grammar talks! She is also an accomplished tap dancer and an award-winning poet. She has two grown children and currently lives in beautiful wine country, California.
See her website at www.bigwords101.com for more information or to set up a workshop. Sign up to receive the weekly Grammar Diva Blog Post and get a free grammar mini-book download.