Jazz musician Charles Mingus said, "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." I have a blast creating accessible, interesting ways for students to discover the joy of expressing themselves and being fully understood. My workshops, DVDs, and books share this invitational approach to writing, editing, and grammar. My goal is to inspire teachers and students to find joy in making sense of the world. Jeff Anderson

My Books and DVDs


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Tired of the same old grammar and writing lessons?
Check out Jeff’s books and DVDs for fresh teaching ideas shared with passion and humor.

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Learn about my Workshops

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“Thanks again for reigniting my desire to teach grammar.” –J. Fletcher, South Carolina

Teachers are inspired by Jeff’s lively workshops. Invite him to your school or district to reignite joy and meaning in writing and grammar instruction.

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Publications


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Jeff has contributed to many professional journals and websites. Find out more about Jeff’s philosophies and teaching techniques in his articles.

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About The Write Guy

Jeff has been sharing writing strategies with teachers and students for over 20 years. Whether presenting at national conferences like NCTE, ASCD, or in classrooms or writing his books, Jeff’s passion for writing and grammar inspires teachers and young writers to soar. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, and writes and consults fulltime.

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