Content Tagged ‘On Writing Well’

Honesty and chronology, part two

September 11, 2009 | No Comments

Noted: William Zinsser

April 10, 2009 | 2 Comments

from “Visions and Revisions: Writing On Writing Well and keeping it up-to-date for 35 years,” in The American Scholar, Spring 2009 “It now occurs to me that I didn’t really find my style until I wrote On Writing Well, at the late age of 52. Until then my style more probably reflected who I wanted to be perceived as—the urbane columnist and humorist and critic. Only when I started writing as a teacher and had no agenda except to be …

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