On Writing Well: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Author: William Knowlton Zinsser
Publisher: Harper and Row
Language: English
Pages: 187
ISBN: 9780060148041
Genre: Education & Reference > Writing
Format: Hardcover

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 sold, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.