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William Zinsser

Data de nascimento: 7. Outubro 1922
Data de falecimento: 12. Maio 2015


William Knowlton Zinsser was an American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher. He began his career as a journalist for the New York Herald Tribune, where he worked as a feature writer, drama editor, film critic and editorial writer. He was a longtime contributor to leading magazines.

Citações William Zinsser

„Writing is learned by imitation.“

—  William Zinsser
Context: Make a habit of reading what is being written today and what has been written before. Writing is learned by imitation. Chapter 6, Words, p. 36.


„Be a writer. Write things down.“

—  William Zinsser
Chapter 10, Writing About People: The Interview, p. 70.


„Memoir is the art of inventing the truth.“

—  William Zinsser
Chapter 12, Writing About Yourself: The Memoir, p. 99.

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