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

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

User Review  - L. Cherelle - Goodreads

Though this classic guide focuses on nonfiction writing, the advice is valuable for any form of writing. Read full review

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

User Review  - Clintweathers - Goodreads

This is one of only three books I ever recommend to people wanting to write (either fiction, non-fiction, in academia, poetry, prose, I don't care -- just read all three) along with Elements of Style ... Read full review

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PARTI
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Nonfiction as the
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Unity
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