What's New

- new interface
- glossary of literary terms
- better graphics handling
- updated support links
- expanded and edited content
- dynamic theme change selection tool

App Description

Essay Writing Guide is an essential reference tool for student writers. Whether composing a five-paragraph paper, a college application essay, a dissertation, or preparing for the Advanced Placement (AP) English Literature Exam, Essay Writing Guide will help you on your way. For almost three years Essay Writing Guide has been a great success on multiple platforms with more schools and universities adopting it into their curriculum every day. Now we are pleased to announce that version 3.0 is finally here and it's better than ever.

Version 3.0 has been completely rebuilt from the ground up. We have made many improvements to both the app's content and its functionality. A few of those improvements include a full glossary of literary terms, a sleek new interface that hides away content until needed, a dynamic theming tool, updated graphics, and expanded content.

The elements of writing are arranged around four interface wheels: Content, Style, Organization, and Mechanics. Click on any term around the wheels to reveal a new page containing the definition of that term, instructions for proper use, and examples from the literary canon. Click on Mechanics from any of the three other wheels to review the rules and proper conventions of English grammar.

Essay Writing Guide is written to be concise and easy to use. The information students need is not buried within pages of irrelevant text or lost in a myriad of fruitless internet searches. By seeing the elements of writing displayed graphically, teachers and students are better able to visualize how those elements work together to develop style, coherence, and meaning. Each page is written in clear, effective prose with no fluff and no nonsense included. Educators can even project Essay Writing Guide in the classroom in order to reduce the need to write notes and examples on the board by hand.

Essay Writing Guide was developed by a college English professor with extensive secondary experience and is appropriate for all levels from secondary through graduate-level university academics. Essay Writing Guide has been featured in numerous print and online publications. Check us out on YouTube to see the app in action.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 27, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • April 15, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • June 15, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • June 11, 2014 Initial release

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