Essay Submission Writing

You can be a published writer by submitting personal essays to online magazines.

You probably learned how to write an essay in grade school, but being a published author is different than getting an A+ in school. Choose your topic and company to submit to, you have to decide on what type of essay to write. Then, follow the steps below to write the best essay submission you can.

Type of Essay

You have to decide what you want to accomplish in your essay. Is your purpose to tell a story or convince your readers of something? Compare something or present a problem? Choose from the following types of essays to get started.

  • Narrative or Descriptive Essay
  • Persuasive or Argumentative Essay
  • Compare and Contrast Essay
  • Problem Solution Essay


Whichever type of essay you choose, make sure you have all the details of your topic. If you’re going to convince someone of something, you have to know what you’re talking about. Do research if you need to and make sure it comes from reliable sources.


The first paragraph should start with an attention grabber and then your these statement should follow. Your thesis statement should state the topic and the point of the essay. The rest of your introduction paragraph should showcase the main ideas of your essay.

Body Paragraphs

Each body paragraph should start with one of the main ideas from your introduction. After that, include your supporting ideas and proof. Make sure to be as detailed as possible with information, research and data.


Bring closure to your topic by restating the thesis statement, support your arguments and finish with a call to action. The conclusion is your final perspective on the topic and be as strong as possible.

Dawn Zauner – Writing Expert
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