Writing the “How” Essay

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When most people think of writing a process essay, they think of the more common “how-to” essay. The how-to essay is popular because readers love to educate themselves on everyday subjects such as how to cook, how to invest in the stock market, or how to find the perfect mate. However, the less popular form of the process essay, often called the “how” essay, is also useful in various situations.

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Jim LaBate works as a writing specialist in The Writing Center at Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) in Troy, New York.

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Jim LaBate

Jim LaBate

Jim LaBate works as a writing specialist in The Writing Center at Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) in Troy, New York.

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