Mignon Fogarty
Omnivoracious Editor
Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network. A technical writer and entrepreneur, she has served as an editor and producer at a number of health and science Web sites. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University. She lives in Reno, Nevada.

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Lessons from a book tour.

Authors are like the homeless, Part I. A recent NPR story profiled two poets who were homeless by choice. It turns out authors on a book tour share at least one survival requirement with these wandering bards: protect your feet. Trudging through airports in dress shoes with the weight of...

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Grammar Girl Live!

It's day three of my first book tour and it's been an amazing experience. Writing and podcasting are such solitary experiences that it's easy to imagine nobody is on the other end of the metaphorical line. But of course they are, and they've been coming out in force! Not knowing...

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