WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is the most versatile grammar and usage handbook for beginning and continuing media writers. The book is praised by readers for its straightforward, clear treatment of grammar, offered in a lighthearted, almost conversational tone. As a handbook, it serves as a reference tool for writers throughout their writing careers. It provides concise and clear explanations and examples, or a quick and accurate answer to a grammar or usage question. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective engages writers and guides them firsthand through the writing process.