We are asked to write many different kinds of texts. These could be essays, discussion board posts, reflective journals, business reports, case studies, emails, presentations, and so on.

Different types of texts require different audience considerations. Review the Considering Audience page to learn how to analyze your audience in preparation to write.

To see samples of these different types of writing, explore our writing sample gallery. Each sample contains notes and suggestions on how to write for that type of writing:

Academic Writing

Common Writing Assignments

Business and Technical Writing

Discipline-Specific Writing

Capstone, Graduate Thesis, & Dissertation Writing