Writing About Your Life
34%
off

Writing About Your Life : A Journey into the Past

By (author) William Zinsser

US$11.16US$16.94

You save US$5.78

Free delivery worldwide

Available
Dispatched in 2 business days

When will my order arrive?

Written with elegance, warmth, and humor, this highly original "teaching memoir" by William Zinsser--renowned bestselling author of On Writing Well gives you the tools to organize and recover your past, and the confidence to believe in your life narrative. His method is to take you on a memoir of his own: 13 chapters in which he recalls dramatic, amusing, and often surprising moments in his long and varied life as a writer, editor, teacher, and traveler. Along the way, Zinsser pauses to explain the technical decisions he made as he wrote about his life. They are the same decisions you'll have to make as you write about your own life: matters of selection, condensation, focus, attitude, voice, and tone.

show more
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 134.6 x 203.2 x 17.8mm | 294.84g
  • 26 Aug 2005
  • Marlowe & Co
  • New York
  • English
  • 1569243794
  • 9781569243794
  • 126,604

Other books in this category

Other people who viewed this bought:

Review quote

"William Zinsser is a born teacher. This book, full of charm and ingenuity, cannot fail to delight and instruct the would-be writer of personal narrative."

show more