Analytical and Argumentative Essays

An analytical essay is defined as “pertaining to or proceeding by analysis, the process as a method of studying the nature of something or determining its essential features and their relations.” (www.dictionary.com)When writing an analytical essay, you are...

What Is an Essay?

A Solid Foundation Is Essential: Article Three An essay is “a short literary composition on a single subject usually presenting a personal view of the author” (The American Heritage College Dictionary). Remember the first day of English Literature class when you were...

What Is a Foundation?

A Solid Foundation is Essential: Article Two In the previous column we defined a foundation as “the basis or groundwork of anything; the natural or prepared ground or base on which some structure rests.” For the purpose of this fourth series, I want to whittle down...

Laying the Foundation

The Writer Within A Solid Foundation is Essential: Article One In this fourth series, we will begin our journey into the actual “writing” process, allowing our writers within to take the wheel and spearhead that trip to the finished manuscript. In “What Kind of Writer...