William Zinsser was a well-known journalist, author and teacher of non-fiction writing at Yale University. In his book On Writing Well, he emphasized the value of clarity, simplicity and brevity in writing. He believed that this approach allowed one to communicate his humanity. He passed away in 2015, but his website at http://www.williamzinsserwriter.com is still maintained. Visit it to read some of his essays and learn more about his life and work.