Friday Fix™: Grammar Girl talks dirty …


Yes, the title of this episode of BLOODCAST is totally misleading. Well, it is sorta true. The world-famous Grammar Girl recently talked about cursing in books, when to remove the cursing and how to handle swear words in general. Her example? THE ROOKIE, and the changes from the potty-mouth version to the young adult version. This is the first time ever that Grammar Girl has been bleeped. If you’re familiar with her work, it sounds hysterical. If you’re not familiar with her, you’re missing a very informative podcast. So no new fiction here, but it it’s short and a lot of fun. Enjoy!



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  1. JP

    And she’s smart.

    The best of both worlds!


    – “When I get a little money I buy books. If any is left over, I buy food and clothes.” – Erasmus

  2. I_AM---

    very informative.

    I have heard Scott talk about GG often but have never gone over and listened. N8, twowire, JP and all the boys here you are right she has a great HOT voice.


    I AM not just junkie, I AM a pusher man & I AM Sadocks Tangent Brother.

  3. JP

    Dang dude!

    Just look at yourself. That thing is sticking so far out of your pajamas, you can hang a hat on it. (Oh, sorry dude, that’s your head.)


    – “When I get a little money I buy books. If any is left over, I buy food and clothes.” – Erasmus

  4. JP

    GG is one of my favorite podcasts!

    And hearing her read a string of bad words is great. Scott must have huge influence to sway GG like this!


    – “When I get a little money I buy books. If any is left over, I buy food and clothes.” – Erasmus

  5. Twowire

    Now calm down n8

    You know when you get excited your voice cracks. :p

    "What the hell is happening? I blew up the building. Why? Because you made a phone call."

  6. flashman

    durty durty gurl!

    Fun and informative!

    Neil laughed. "I’m a soldier, not a cop, ma’am."



  7. Finaldrive

    For sure

    I just listened to it again and it was so much better the second time around! 

    I think she should read the next episode of The Crypt! I’d probably pee myself laughing!


    Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated I have no idea what I’m talking about.

  8. Finaldrive

    Great Short!!

    That was so funny listening to Grammar Girl reading The Rookie. Such a gentle voice!

    He’d obviously made the turn and was hurtling down that final straighaway to the void. His membership in the sentient being club permanently revoked.

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