DEAR READER: Research shows the facts behind Show Me the Errors contest

Friday, May 6, 2011 | 12:00 p.m. CDT; updated 4:49 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 1, 2011

Roy Peter Clark, a writer who teaches others to write well, has spent more than 30 years helping journalists improve their craft. Clark wrote "The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English," the book given to winners of's Show Me the Errors contest.