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Why is there no Android version of Grammar Pop?

I get asked this question a lot, and I’ll start by saying I have nothing “against” Android, and I wish Grammar Pop were available there as much as you do. Here’s why it isn’t: 1. I made the game in … Continue reading

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E-book Analytics Is a Blindingly Obvious Market

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The End of The Bold Italic

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How to Pronounce Mignon Fogarty

When I recently interviewed someone with a difficult name, I spent about 30 minutes before the interview trying to find a file that had the proper pronunciation of his name. So I thought I’d make it easier for anyone who … Continue reading

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Get Signed Grammar Girl Books. Order by Saturday

This Saturday I’m participating in Indies First and signing books at the Sundance Bookstore in Reno—and the store can take phone orders! That means you can call the store anytime before Saturday (November 29, 2014) at around 2:00 to buy … Continue reading

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Are News Sites Allergic to External Links?

This happens all the time, and it annoys me all the time: A big news site (in this case, The Christian Science Monitor) has an article about a specific thing (in this case, the guy who has raised $70K in … Continue reading

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Peeve Wars: Just Waiting for the Decks

Almost everything is here! The posters, bookmarks, postcards, individual cards, cool tokens, instruction manuals, and shipping materials are all sitting in my living room; I’m just waiting for the decks to arrive to start assembling the packages for shipping. The … Continue reading

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LAST CHANCE: Peeve Wars Ordering Ends Sunday Night

Peeve Wars is now bigger: 72 cards! Peeve Wars is now better: 3 new hero cards and 5 new peeve cards! Thanks to everyone who backed the project, I’ve been able to expand the deck. To get the word out … Continue reading

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Peeve Wars Is Funded! Get Your Deck Today

In case you haven’t heard, I’m crowd funding a card game called Peeve Wars. It’s fully funded, and you have only a few more days left to reserve a deck before we shut down ordering and start printing cards. Get … Continue reading

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Does “Free” Mean “Worthless”?

I just threw away yet another card from Starbucks that offered me something free. This time it was for an app, but often it’s for a song, and sometimes it’s for a book. This time, I didn’t even bother getting the … Continue reading

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