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ON WRITING WELL: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by William Zinsser

Writing is a primary mode of communication. Almost everyone writes, be it emails, text messages, blogs, articles, or business reports. The role of writers is to share things that people want to read, and good writing is essential for conveying useful information. In this classic on writing, William Zinsser explains how to write non-fiction prose clearly and concisely.

In this summary, you'll learn: 

• The principles and methods for writing well, including how to find your unique voice, simplify your writing, write coherently, choose the right words, use "good" English, start and end well, and polish your writing till it shines.

• How you can apply the principles and methods above to all types of non-fiction writing, from sports to travel, memoirs and business writing.

• The practical tips to get started on your writing journey and hone your skills as a writer.

Who should read this:
• Writers, aspiring writers, and people who want to write more effectively.

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