On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition

An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by William Zinsser

On Sale: 09/11/2012

On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition

An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by William Zinsser

On Sale: 09/11/2012

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About the Book

On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. 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 fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.

Critical Praise

On Writing Well belongs on any shelf of serious reference works for writers.” — New York Times

“Not since The Elements of Style has there been a guide to writing as well presented and readable as this one. A love and respect for the language is evident on every page.” — Library Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062250506
  • ISBN 10: 0062250507
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 09/11/2012
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price:11.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / General
  • BISAC2 : COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction / General
  • BISAC3 : GAMES / Role Playing & Fantasy
  • BISAC4 : LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General

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