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On writing well : an informal guide to writing nonfiction

Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperPerennial, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed., rev., updated , and expandedView all editions and formats
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This is a revised edition of the reference book for writers. it is a guide to writing nonfiction in various forms (business materials, criticism, humor, memoir, interview, science, sports, travel, and other writings. Examples of "good writing" are given.
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Genre/Form: Prosatechnik
Schreibanleitung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zinsser, William Knowlton.
On writing well.
New York, N.Y. : HarperPerennial, ©1990
(OCoLC)646880693
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Zinsser
ISBN: 0060552727 9780060552725 0060968311 9780060968311 0062720279 9780062720276
OCLC Number: 21376065
Notes: 1st Perennial Library ed.
Description: xiii, 288 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Principles. The transaction --
Simplicity --
Clutter --
Style --
The audience --
Words --
Usage --
Forms. Nonfiction as literature --
Unity --
The lead --
The ending --
The interview --
Writing about a place --
Bits & pieces --
Science, technology and nature --
Business writing --
Sports --
Criticism --
Humor --
Writing about yourself --
Attitudes. Writing with a word processor --
Trust your material --
A writer's decisions --
Write as well as you can.
Responsibility: William Zinsser.

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The classic book on nonfiction writing has been revised, updated, and expanded to include many new sections, new chapters (on memoirs and writer's decisions), and new examples of good writing,  Read more...

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