Lawrence Epstein's Reviews > On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

On Writing Well by William Zinsser
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Apr 26, 12

This is one of my favorite books on writing, in large part because it is so well written. The advice is practical. Zinsser believes in cutting away excess prose, in using the precise word, in forming clear, crisp sentences that read well. He doesn't promise that creating such prose is easy, but this guide is a good first step.
1 like · Likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read On Writing Well.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.