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On Writing Well Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

William Zinsser
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Topics for Discussion

List the stages of writing a good article in chronological order.

What is the importance of integrity for a nonfiction writer?

Select a current local topic and write a list of interview questions to be asked of a random person, any age and any profession, or no profession.

Using the same current local topic, write a list of interview questions to be asked of an expert on the topic.

Using the same current local topic, write a 500-word article about your opinions.

Describe how this book has changed your approach to writing.

Write a character description of William Zinsser based on his writing style and voice—what does he look like, what is his positive qualities, what are his negative traits, what would he do in various situations, why does he think the way he does.

Select another author whom you admire and analyze why you...

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