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Writing Tips

More than just inspiration and whimsical reflections, this area of the blog will (hopefully) give you some actual advice that you can use!

Essay Writing: The Easy Way

No one ever said writing is easy. Especially those academic essays where you not only to have come up with a compelling topic and supporting arguments, you also have to organize all that information so that the essay flows logically for the reader. Such a daunting task. Writing is tough enough for those who write […]

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What Should You Do With Your Life?

It sure would be nifty if while you were growing up, someone handed you a letter that said, “You were born to do X.” With the letter-writer prescient enough to know exactly what “X” was. Then you could choose activities and classes in high school and college to prepare you for the thing that you […]

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Quick overview of APA and MLA Easy Way guides

For writers, content is often more important than the mechanics required to format an academic paper. However, there are rules for formatting academic papers. And when the rules of writing in APA or MLA style are required but not properly followed, most college instructors will take points off the paper’s overall grade. So in the […]

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Welcome to Writing the Easy Way

Welcome to Houghton and Houghton’s blog for The Easy Way books on writing in multiple style formats including APA, MLA, Gregg and Turabian. These books simplify the process for writing and formatting academic papers, and for citing sources that include but aren’t limited to online publications and professional journals. Houghton and Houghton has also produced Business Writing: The Easy Way! to help small business […]

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