Wednesday, October 22, 2008

What is Martha Brockenbrough reading?

The current featured contributor to Writers Read: Martha Brockenbrough, author of Things That Make Us (Sic): The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar Takes on Madison Avenue, Hollywood, the White House, and the World.

One paragraph from her entry:
The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud. A young magician in England summons a reluctant demon, and together they have to save the world from power-hungry madmen. These books are built beautifully around interesting, compelling, and truly funny characters, and if you can get to the end of the third one without feeling a serious pang, then you need to have your heart examined.[read on]
Martha Brockenbrough is the founder of SPOGG, the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar, as well as a writer for and the former editor-in-chief of

Visit Brockenbrough's websites at, and

Read an excerpt from Things That Make Us (Sic).

Writers Read: Martha Brockenbrough.

--Marshal Zeringue