"Great writing starts with strong sentences. This is your guidebook to mastering the art."
--DONALD MAASS, literary agent and author of The Fire in Fiction
"June mixes sassy fun with practical advice. You'll laugh all the way to writing better."
--MIGNON FOGARTY, author of Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
"It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences is that incredibly rare breed of book: a guide to grammar and style that is simultaneously smart, engaging, and instructive. By tackling prose composition on a sentence-by-sentence level, June Casagrande has found a way to provide intensely practical advice for the novice writer--not to mention unexpected insights for the expert writer. It would make a welcome addition to any language lover's library."
--ELIZABETH LITTLE, author of Biting the Wax Tadpole
"Journalist and editor June Casagrande breaks down the semantics ofsentences, and explains how words and grammatical constructions relateto each other in logical and artful ways. A meticulous examination of sentence structure, content, and style reveals the building blocks of successful sentences, and how writers can apply this knowledge to theirown work." -- Poets & Writers
From the Trade Paperback edition.