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BTG025 Peeve Wars, Cambridge Talk, and Great Podcasters

Yes, believe it or not, it’s a new Behind the Grammar podcast and video. I’m making a card game called Peeve Wars. If you’d like to play an amazing card game based on pet peeves illustrated as little monsters, visit http://FundAnything.com/peevewars to learn more and help me make it happen. I also tell you about [...]

Surprise! I’m a Real Person

Students are surprised to learn there is a real person behind the Grammar Girl podcast.

BTG023 C.C. Chapman, Book Brewer, Blubrry, Google TV, and More

This is an audio and video post. If you receive it by e-mail, the audio link may be at the bottom. Sponsor: Visit gotomeeting.com, click the “try it free” button and use promo code “Podcast.” Content Rules by Ann Handley & C.C. Chapman BookBrewer.com — Blog to E-book in Minutes Blubrry.com — Get your video [...]

BTG022 (Audio and Video) News: Scrabble on the Kindle, Pets Dressed as Literary Characters, and More

This is an audio and video post. If you receive it by e-mail, the audio link may be at the bottom. Sponsor: Visit gotomeeting.com, click the “try it free” button and use promo code “Podcast.” Franzen Typogate Jonathan Franzen’s book Freedom suffers UK recall (The Guardian) Franzen’s British Publisher Apologizes for Printing Errors (New York [...]

BTG021 News (Audio and Video): E-books, E-Readers, the Dodgers, Flannery O’Connor, and More

This is an audio and video post. If you receive it by e-mail, the audio link may be at the bottom. Sponsor: Visit gotomeeting.com, click the “try it free” button and use promo code “Podcast.” Happy Banned Book Week Banned Books Week: 10 banned books you might not expect Banned Book Week: Celebrating the Freedom [...]

BTG020 Turning a Podcast or Blog into a Book

This is an audio podcast post. In some cases the link to the audio will be at the bottom of the page. Sponsor: Try GoToMeeting free for 45 days at GoToMeeting.com/podcast. Hear how Stever Robbins wove all the content from his podcast (and more) into a seamless productivity book using wiki and mind mapping software [...]

BTG019 Audio File

Doh! I forgot to include the “Behind the Grammar” audio file in the last post. Here it is. I’ve had house guests for 10 days, so things are getting out of control in the Fogarty household. There will be no “Behind the Grammar” podcast next week—I need to catch up on “Grammar Girl” work. I [...]

BTG019 News: New E-Book Royalty Ceiling, Could the OED Abandon Print, and More

Looking for the audio file to go with this podcast? Here it is: http://behindthegrammar.com/2010/09/btg019-audio-file/ Sponsor: Try GoToMeeting free for 45 days at GoToMeeting.com/podcast. Wylie and Random House Make a Deal Random House Strikes Truce with Wylie Agency The RH/Wylie Showdown Ends, New Digital Royalty Rate Is Born A Big Run-Down of Who Pays What on [...]

BTG 018 Sign Language History, Grammar, and Word Usage with David Peach

This is an audio podcast. In some cases, the link to the audio file will be at the bottom of the post. Sponsor: Try GoToMeeting free for 45 days at GoToMeeting.com/podcast. After our audio interview, David Peach was kind enough to send along some additional information (below) that we didn’t get to in the interview [...]

BTG017 Billion-Dollar Typo, Penguin Accepting Unsolicited Manuscripts, and More

This is an audio podcast. In some cases the link to the audio may be at the bottom of the page. Links for “Behind the Grammar” number 17 for August 24, 2010. Sponsor: Try GoToMeeting free for 45 days at GoToMeeting.com/podcast. Borders CFO Resigns Mark Bierley, Borders Group Inc. CFO, resigns (Crain’s Detroit Business) Barnes [...]