Book Review: English Grammar by Sean Williams

Book Review: English Grammar by Sean Williams


English Grammar by Sean Williams

100 Tragically Common Mistakes and How to Correct Them

Zephyros Press (July 2, 2019)

182 pages

Grammar Reference/Reading Skills/Reference


The practical English grammar guide for perfect writing.

Gone are the days when you worry about embarrassing yourself with pesky misplaced modifiers or dreaded double negatives. Next time you have a nagging grammar question, pick up this practical guide and write with clarity and confidence.

English Grammar spares you the lessons and cuts right to the answers. Designed for fast reference, this book makes it easy to avoid the most cringe-worthy mistakes in the English language—and maybe even make your grade school grammar teacher proud.

Inside English Grammar:

  • English Grammar goofs—Avoid falling into the most common traps with guidelines for incomplete sentences, possessive pronouns with gerunds, dangling modifiers and more.
  • Word mix-ups—Learn the difference between common word misuses like sex vs. gender, its and it’s, whose and who’s, the list goes on…
  • Write with style—Make a good (and grammatically correct) impression with every sentence you pen using these easy writing hacks and suggestions.

Everyone makes mistakes—but with this English grammar guide you’ll make a lot fewer of them. Period.





A quick and easy to use reference guide

This handy book presents grammar rules in a fun and easy to use manner. It full of information, explanations, and examples. The rules are short and to the point. A good size book (5”x8”) to keep in a backpack, tote, or desk.

Reviewed by Comfy Chair Books/Lisa Reigel (July 9, 2019)

ARC provided by the publisher





About the Author

SEAN WILLIAMS teaches ethnomusicology, cultural studies and writing at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Her social media alter ego, Captain Grammar Pants, provides a daily dose of brightness for those assailed by the (tragically) grammatically incorrect comments of their families and friends.


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