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

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Excellent advice. Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick Walsh - Goodreads

Early in this book William Zinsser observes "few people realize how badly they write." Once past that dark statement he proceeds to instruct the reader in what good writing is and what it can accomplish. It is well worth the investment of time to learn his lessons. Read full review

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Unity
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