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William Zinsser: On Writing Well

I admire people who write fast and don’t have to think and rewrite like me. So I was surprised to read that even a writer and teacher like William Zinsser thought writing wasn’t easy.

William Zinsser
William Zinsser

Here is what he says in his book, On Writing Well:

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Writing: From EB White to computer era

I have been reading the book, On Writing Well, by William Zinsser – the 30th anniversary edition, published in 2006.

Zinsser begins his introduction with a description of a portrait of the New Yorker contributor EB White that captures the essence of the writer’s craft.

EB White
EB White