Why William Zinsser’s writing book is still number one | Poynter.


A good little piece on Zinsser’s classic book. In the beginning I was a Zinsser fundamentalist, but as I keep writing professionally, I am a bit more open, understanding the necessity, say, of jargon sometimes. At the same time, the book is an excellent and clear guide to writing clear prose. And as Clark notes, Zinsser is an ass-to-chair disciplined writer.

Why William Zinsser’s writing book is still number one | Poynter..

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