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.

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.

What’s New

Version 5.0.1

New in 5.0.3
- Complete update with leading edge technology
- Built with scalable frameworks and updated APIs
- Clean, minimalistic design, focused on content rather than bling
- Responsive user interface adapts to most screen sizes and densities
- No ads or in-app purchases, suitable for classroom use and volume purchasing

Ratings and Reviews

2.8 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

DPsReview ,

Excellent App

I find this app very informative and well organized. The advices and lessons given there are not only good for essays but writing in general including blogging (in my case).

I just wish it had much better interface and felt more native to iOS platform.

Peer200x ,

No screen flip

I purchased this to be used with my iPad Pro and associated keyboard. It says it’s for iPads, but the screen will not flip. Therefore, I can’t use it unless I get another keyboard. What an oversight.

Tb202 ,


This is an all in one essay and writing "cheat sheet." It helps you plan if you're a new writer and offers reminders for experienced reminders to get them going again!


Mark Patrick Media LLC
16.1 MB

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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