Essay Writing- all block

It is time to write….

Notes on formal writing:

  1. No “I”, “you”, “we”
  2. Present tense
  3. No conversation (“This quote shows..”)
  4. No absolutes or superlatives or cheerleading (“This will always be a fantastic book..”)
  5. No contractions ( “They did not…” “They didn’t”)
  6. Refer to authors by their last name
  7. Write out the number if less than 10, otherwise you can use a numeral

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