On writing well: an informal guide to writing nonfiction

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Harper & Row, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 246 pages
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The revised and enlarged third edition of Zinsser's trusted writing guide covers the principles of good writing while including information on technical, business and sports writing, humor, interviews, working with a word processor, sexism, and a writer's attitudes toward language and craft.

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Easy to read; great explanations. - Goodreads
Reading a book on writing sounds boring. - Goodreads
It gives solid advice on writing clear, concise prose. - Goodreads
Good reference for writing project soon. - Goodreads
This book has great insights. - Goodreads
Read whenever i am writing and stuck... - Goodreads

Review: On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

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A good read. Parts 1 and 2 in particular are valuable. Parts 3 and 4 seem poorly organized, but I imagine they would be of use to the journalist or general nonfiction writer. These last parts seem out ... Read full review

Review: On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

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A must read for those whose works relate to writing: students, teachers, businessmen, reporters, and of course, writers. Very useful tips along with very witty style. And above all, a man with high passion, virtue and responsibility with his job. Read full review

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Nonfiction as the
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Unity
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