Zinsser, William Knowlton.

On writing well : an informal guide to writing nonfiction / William Zinsser. - 2d. ed. - New York : Harper and Row, c1980. - ix, 187 p. ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. The Transaction --
2. Simplicity --
3. Clutter --
4. Style --
5. The Audience --
6. Words --
7. Usage --
8. Unity --
9. The Lead --
10. The Ending --
11. The Interview --
12. Writing About a Place --
13. Bits & Pieces --
14. Science Writing and Technical Writing --
15. Writing in Your Job --
16. Sports --
17. Criticism --
18. Humor. Table of contents

In addition to exploring the techniques of nonfiction writing, Zinsser discusses sexism in writing, jargon, and psychological writing blocks.



0060148047 9780060473969

79002641


English language--Rhetoric.
Exposition (Rhetoric)
Report writing.

PE1429 / .Z5 1980

808.042 / ZIO 1980

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