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On Writing Well 30th Anniversary Edition - An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction - cover

On Writing Well 30th Anniversary Edition - An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

William Zinsser

Publisher: Harper Perennial

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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.

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