On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction William Zinsser

On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Author: William Zinsser
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Book Title
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
Author
William Zinsser
ISBN
9780060891541
On Writing Well is a bible for a generation of writers looking for clues to clean, compelling prose. -New York TimesA beloved classic, this definitive volume on the art of writing nonfiction celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. On Writing Well, which grew out of a course that William Zinsser taught at Yale, has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity, and for the warmth of its style. It is a book for anybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does. 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 both fundamental principles as well as the insights of a distinguished practitioner. With over a million copies in print, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valued resource for writers and would-be writers.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: William ZinsserPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 04/05/2016ISBN: 9780060891541Pages: 321Weight: 0.55lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.20w x 0.90dReview Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 11/01/2006 pg. 277Library Journal 02/01/2016 pg. 39

On Writing Well is a bible for a generation of writers looking for clues to clean, compelling prose. -New York Times

A beloved classic, this definitive volume on the art of writing nonfiction celebrates its thirtieth anniversary.

On Writing Well, which grew out of a course that William Zinsser taught at Yale, has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity, and for the warmth of its style. It is a book for anybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does. 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 both fundamental principles as well as the insights of a distinguished practitioner. With over a million copies in print, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valued resource for writers and would-be writers.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 04/05/2016
ISBN: 9780060891541
Pages: 321
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.20w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 11/01/2006 pg. 277
Library Journal 02/01/2016 pg. 39

On Writing Well is a bible for a generation of writers looking for clues to clean, compelling prose. -New York Times

A beloved classic, this definitive volume on the art of writing nonfiction celebrates its thirtieth anniversary.

On Writing Well, which grew out of a course that William Zinsser taught at Yale, has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity, and for the warmth of its style. It is a book for anybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does. 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 both fundamental principles as well as the insights of a distinguished practitioner. With over a million copies in print, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valued resource for writers and would-be writers.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 04/05/2016
ISBN: 9780060891541
Pages: 321
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.20w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 11/01/2006 pg. 277
Library Journal 02/01/2016 pg. 39