Reference #14: On Writing Well


Zinsser's definition of a careful writer comes from baseball player Joe DiMaggio. When asked how he consistently played so well, DiMaggio replied: "I always thought that there was at least one person in the stands who had never seen me play, and I didn't want to let him down."

Write to not let down your newest reader.

Zinsser. On Writing Well, 2006. (302-303)

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