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Benjamin Dreyer, author of Dreyer’s English (the best book on grammar to come along in a while) on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Benjamin Dreyer, author of Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, talks with me about exclamation points, comma splices, and an assortment of matters concerning grammar and punctuation. I love this book and Dreyer is totally delightful and entertaining. Listen!

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(Broadcast date: April 17, 2019)

Novelists Steven Rowley and Abby Geni on Writers on Writing

Steven Rowley, author of The Editor, and Abby Geni, author of The Wildlands, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about the art, craft, and business of writing.

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(Broadcast date: March 20, 2019)

If you’re in Orange County, California, on May 14, come to Lido Village Books where Steven Rowley and I will talk more about his book. More at