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