Stressing the importance of strong, clear prose that expresses the writer's personality, this text encourages students to develop their individual voices as writers. Part 1 covers such general principles as clarity, simplicity, and unit, while part 2 applies these principles to different forms of non-fiction writing such as: writing about people and places, writing about one's life, writing on the job, sports writing, travel writing, technical writing, writing humour and writing criticism. This fifth edition has been ...

On Writing Well 1998, HarperAudio, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781559943499

Audiobook cassette

On Writing Well 1994, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Reading, MA

ISBN-13: 9780673993083

5th edition


On Writing Well 1991, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780062720276

4th edition

Trade paperback

On Writing Well 1985, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780060473976

3rd edition

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