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Mechanics of Essay Writing
A Quick and Simple Guide to Writing an Essay
Are You Asking a Question or Not?
Commas: 12 Major Uses Explained
Correct Usage: Does It Really Matter?
Format of an Essay
Hyphenating Numbers and Colors
Hyphenating Technology-related Words
Hyphenation: a Simple Rule
Hyphenation of Prefixes
Hyphenation: When Not to Hyphenate
Nominalization: Turning Verbs into Nouns
Overused Words: Suddenly, Finally
Paragraphing: see last part of this post
Paragraphs: How to Write Effective Paragraphs
Plagiarism: How to Avoid Being Accused of It
Procedure for Writing an Essay I
Procedure for Writing an Essay II
Proofreading: Essential for Self-Publishers
Spaces after End Punctuation: One Space or Two?
Structure of an Essay
Thesaurus: How to Use It
Thesis Statement: How to Write It and Use It
Transition Words: Punctuation Guidelines
Voice: Active and Passive I
Voice: Active and Passive II
Why Shouldn’t You Buy Essays?
Different Types of Essays
Argumentative or Persuasive Essay I
Argumentative or Persuasive Essay II
Autobiographical or Narrative Essay
Cause-and-Effect Essay I
Cause-and-Effect Essay II
Descriptive Essay I
Descriptive Essay II
Narrative or Autobiographical Essay
Persuasive or Argumentative Essay I
Persuasive or Argumentative Essay II
Research Paper I
Research Paper II
Response-to-Literature Essay I
Response-to-Literature Essay II
Short Story Essay
A Glossary of Essay Types
Categories of Writing
Essay Types: A–B: admission, analytical, argumentative, autobiographical, business
Essay Types: C: cause, character analysis, classification, comparison, creative
Essay Types: D: deductive, definition, descriptive, DBQ
Essay Types: E–F: evaluative, exploratory, expressive, five-paragraph
Essay Types: I–N: illustration, inductive, informal, inquiry, interview, etc.
Essay Types: O–P: opinion, persuasive, poetry, problem-and-solution, process
Essay Types: R–St: reaction, reflective, research, rhetorical, scholarship, etc.
Essay Types: Su–T: summary, synthesis, technical, term papers, thesis