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On writing well : an informal guide to writing nonfiction

Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: New York : Harper and Row, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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In addition to exploring the techniques of nonfiction writing, Zinsser discusses sexism in writing, jargon, and psychological writing blocks.
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Genre/Form: Prosatechnik
Schreibanleitung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zinsser, William Knowlton.
On writing well.
New York : Harper and Row, ©1980
(OCoLC)593657745
Online version:
Zinsser, William Knowlton.
On writing well.
New York : Harper and Row, ©1980
(OCoLC)609341520
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Zinsser
ISBN: 0060148047 9780060148041 0060473967 9780060473969
OCLC Number: 5931412
Description: ix, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The Transaction --
2. Simplicity --
3. Clutter --
4. Style --
5. The Audience --
6. Words --
7. Usage --
8. Unity --
9. The Lead --
10. The Ending --
11. The Interview --
12. Writing About a Place --
13. Bits & Pieces --
14. Science Writing and Technical Writing --
15. Writing in Your Job --
16. Sports --
17. Criticism --
18. Humor.
Responsibility: William Zinsser.

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In addition to exploring the techniques of nonfiction writing, Zinsser discusses sexism in writing, jargon, and psychological writing blocks.

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