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On writing well : an informal guide to writing nonfiction / William Zinsser.

By: Zinsser, William Knowlton.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Harper and Row, c1980Edition: 2d. ed.Description: ix, 187 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0060148047 ; 9780060473969.Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric | Exposition (Rhetoric) | Report writingDDC classification: 808.042 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
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
Summary: In addition to exploring the techniques of nonfiction writing, Zinsser discusses sexism in writing, jargon, and psychological writing blocks.
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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.

English

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