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On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

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Publisher Comments:

On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.

Synopsis:

"On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, "On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.

Description:

25th anniversary ed., 6th ed. rev. and updated., 1st HarperResource Quill ed.

About the Author

William Zinsser is a writer, editor and teacher. He began his career with the New York Herald Tribune and has long been a freelance writer for leading magazines. During the 1970s he taught writing at Yale, where he was master of Branford College. From 1979 to 1987 he was general editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club. His 15 books, ranging from jazz to baseball, also includeSpeaking of Journalism, American Places and the influential Writing to Learn. He now teaches at the New School in New York, his hometown.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060006648
Subtitle:
The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
Author:
Zinsser, William
Author:
Zinsser, William Knowlton
Author:
Zinsser William K.
Author:
Zinsser
Publisher:
HarperResource
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Nonfiction
Subject:
Exposition
Copyright:
Edition Number:
25
Edition Description:
Anniversary
Series:
A HarperResource book
Series Volume:
no. 183
Publication Date:
20010918
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.02x5.42x.78 in. .56 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, "On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.
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