Wednesday, May 13, 2015

William Zinsser, R. I. P. William Zinsser, a writer, editor and teacher whose book “On Writing Well” sold more than 1.5 million copies by employing his own literary craftsmanship to urge clarity, simplicity, brevity and humanity, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 92.  

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.


pattinase (abbott) said...

That book was my bible when I first started trying to write. RIP indeed.

Unknown said...

An excellent book. I have three or four editions of it.