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On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction /

by Zinsser, William Knowlton.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2016, c2006Edition: Seventh edition, revised and updated.Description: xiii, 321 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0060891548; 9780060891541.Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric | Exposition (Rhetoric)
Contents:
Part I: Principles. 1. The transaction -- 2. Simplicity -- 3. Clutter -- 4. Style -- 5. The audience -- 6. Words -- 7. Usage -- Part II: Methods. 8. Unity -- 9. The lead and the ending -- 10. Bits & pieces -- Part III: Forms. Nonfiction as literature -- 12. Writing about people : the interview -- 13. Writing about places : the travel article -- 14. Writing about yourself : the memoir -- 15. Science and technology -- 16. Business writing : writing in your job -- 17. Sports -- 18. Writing about the arts : critics and columnists -- 19. Humor -- Part IV: Attitudes. 20. The sound of your voice -- 21. Enjoyment, fear and confidence -- 22. The tyranny of the final product -- 23. A writer's decisions -- 24. Writing family history and memoir -- 25. Write as well as you can.
Summary: A book for those who wish to learn how to write with precision, clarity, and style - whether about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts, or about themselves. List(s) this item appears in: BL: Study Skills books outside Learning Hub | BL: Writing and writers on their craft
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-309) and index.

Part I: Principles. 1. The transaction -- 2. Simplicity -- 3. Clutter -- 4. Style -- 5. The audience -- 6. Words -- 7. Usage -- Part II: Methods. 8. Unity -- 9. The lead and the ending -- 10. Bits & pieces -- Part III: Forms. Nonfiction as literature -- 12. Writing about people : the interview -- 13. Writing about places : the travel article -- 14. Writing about yourself : the memoir -- 15. Science and technology -- 16. Business writing : writing in your job -- 17. Sports -- 18. Writing about the arts : critics and columnists -- 19. Humor -- Part IV: Attitudes. 20. The sound of your voice -- 21. Enjoyment, fear and confidence -- 22. The tyranny of the final product -- 23. A writer's decisions -- 24. Writing family history and memoir -- 25. Write as well as you can.

A book for those who wish to learn how to write with precision, clarity, and style - whether about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts, or about themselves.

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