In this wickedly humorous manual, language columnist June Casagrande uses grammar and syntax to show exactly what makes some sentences greatand other sentences suck.Great writing isn't born, it's builtsentence by sentence. But too many writersand writing guidesoverlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing careers that will never begin. With chapters on ';Conjunctions That Kill' and ';Words Gone Wild,' this lighthearted guide is perfect for anyone who's dead serious about writing, from aspiring novelists to nonfiction writers, conscientious students to cheeky literati. So roll up your sleeves and prepare to craft one bold, effective sentence after another. Your readers will thank you.