Arlene Miller

Biography

Arlene Miller, also known as "The Grammar Diva," is the author of twelve grammar books and a novel. Her first grammar book, The Best Little Grammar Book Ever, has sold thousands of copies and is being used by schools and colleges. The purpose of Arlene's books is to clear up common grammar issues with short, friendly, and easy-to-use books.. Her other grammar books include Correct Me If I'm Wrong, Beyond Worksheets, (an ebook with grammar lesson plans), The Great Grammar Cheat Sheet, The Best Grammar Workbook Ever, Fifty Shades of Grammar, Does Your Flamingo Flamenco?, The Best Little Grammar Workbook Ever, The Best Grammar Collection Ever, and To Comma or Not to Comma. She is also the author of Four Girls and a Purple Boa, a new adult story about four freshman college girls.

in addition to writing books, Arlene writes a weekly blog post about grammar and anything else to do with words. She is also a copyeditor for both fiction and nonfiction and offers grammar and business-writing presentations and workshops. She recently retired from teaching English after 11 years in the public schools in Petaluma, CA.

Arlene has been a featured speaker at the Sonoma County (CA) Book Festival, Bay Area Independent Publishing Association (BAIPA), Redwood Writers, Sonoma County Library, Romance Writers of America, Society of Technical Communications, College of Marin, Copperfield’s bookstore, and several Rotary and other community groups.

She is a member of Redwood Writers,Bay Area Independent Publishing Association, and Independent Book Publishing Association. She holds degrees in Print Media, English, and Humanities, as well as California teaching and school administration credentials. She has two extremely amazing children who are now young adults!

Other than words, Arlene's favorite things include her children (of course); her chihuahua, Minnie; coffee, especially Starbucks; hot weather; penguins; music; and dancing. Oh, and chocolate, of course. Dark. She now makes her home in Florida.

Books

Does Your Flamingo Flamenco? The Best Little Dictionary of Confusing Words and Malapropisms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Stumped about any of these? Hunger pains or hunger pangs? Spitting image or spit and image? Some time or sometime? Lay or lie? Shined or shone? Retroactive from or retroactive to? Effect or affect? Buck naked or butt naked? Find all the answers in this handy guide written by Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva. Over 250 confusing word pairs, groups, and idioms - defined with examples.
The Best Little Grammar Workbook Ever! Use Alone or with Its Companion Book, The Best Little Grammar Book Ever! Second Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
The Best Little Grammar Workbook Ever! will give you everything you need to make your speaking and writing clear and effective. It is the eighth grammar book written by Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva, whose books are consistent bestsellers. Use the book alone or with its companion book, The Best Little Grammar Book Ever, 2nd Edition. Intended for ages 10 through adult.
The Best Little Grammar Book Ever! Second Edition: Speak and Write with Confidence / Avoid Common Mistakes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar & punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is a new edition of this bestselling book. "The Best Little Grammar Book Ever" was originally published in 2010. Since then it has sold thousands of copies. Its users include schools, colleges, and professional writers. The aim of the book is to solve those common grammar, punctuation, and word usage issues that stump us all in a short, friendly, and easy-to-use book.
The Best Grammar Workbook Ever! Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage for Ages 10 Through 110
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar & punctuation, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The Best Grammar Book Ever! is a compressive grammar workbook with clear explanations, plenty of examples, and over 100 practice exercises. There is a pretest, a post-test, and chapter tests with links to all the answers. Perfect for students, job seekers, professionals, homeschoolers, teachers, and anyone who wants to improve his or her grammar and writing skills. Ages 10 through adult.