On Writing Well 30th Anniversary Edition

Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062250507
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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.

On Writing Well 40th Anniversary Edition

Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: HarpPeren
ISBN: 9780061999901
Size: 63.28 MB
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Warns against common errors in structure, style, and diction, and explains the fundamentals of conducting interviews and writing travel, scientific, sports, critical, and humorous articles.

The Book On Writing

Author: Paula LaRocque
Publisher: Marion Street Press
ISBN: 1933338946
Size: 74.24 MB
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Teaches the elements of good writing through the use of essential guidelines, literary techniques, and proper writing mechanics.

Writing Well For Business Success

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 146689041X
Size: 40.88 MB
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Another book on writing?” And you'd be right. We have oodles of books on the art
of bending a verb and inserting—or not inserting—a comma. Everyone, it seems,
has taken up the mantle, starting with classics you were first assigned in English
101A: The Elements of Style—by William Strunk, Jr., and his subsequently
credited student cum editor and coauthor, E. B. White— and On Writing Well from
that other William, William Zinsser. We have hordes of books on grammar, style, ...

The Lawyer S Guide To Writing Well

Author: Tom Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520963350
Size: 60.76 MB
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lawyers believe that good writing means only mastering a few simple rules. To
prove that they are good writers, or at least that they care about well-ordered
sentences, many lawyers, including the West Coast associate, point to a tattered
copy of Strunk and White sitting on the bookshelf. The Elements of Style, that
venerable volume on good usage, was published in 1918 and rediscovered in
1957 when one of William Strunk's students, E. B. White, reminisced about the
book in the ...

Steps To Writing Well 2016 Mla Update

Author: Jean Wyrick
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337517852
Size: 63.41 MB
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( For more help on writing description, see Chapter 16; review Chapter 7 for
advice on word choice.) Create authentic characters. Again, the use of detail is
crucial. Your readers should be able to visualize the people (or animals) in your
narrative clearly; if your important characters are drawn too thinly, or if they seem
phony or stereotyped, your readers will not fully grasp the meaning of your story.
Show your readers the major characters as you see them by commenting
unobtrusively on ...

Writing Well In The 21st Century

Author: Linda Spencer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442227591
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If you look in any contemporary guide to good writing, you will find similar advice:
Write with clarity and write naturally. The new wrinkle to this age-old advice is the
Internet, which daily affects style in written English whether it is in print or online.
Strunk and White and Zinsser wrote their books before the age of the computer,
although in Zinsser's last update of his book he included using word processing
to write. Just what effect the computer—writing using a keyboard and screen with
 ...

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Writing Well

Author: Laurie Rozakis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1429526572
Size: 64.31 MB
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—William Zinsser, On Writing Well This is the story of how a rugged American
symbol was born by a sudden inspiration. In 1850, 21-year-old Levi Strauss
traveled from New York to San Francisco. A peddler, Strauss took needles,
thread, pots, pans, ribbons, yarn, scissors, buttons, and canvas across the
country to sell to the gold miners. The small items sold well, but Strauss found
himself stuck with the rolls of canvas because it was not heavy enough to be
used for tents. While talking ...