Four Different Types of Writing Styles: Expository, Descriptive, Persuasive, and Narrative

A writer’s style is a reflection of his or her personality, unique voice, and way of approaching the audience and readers.

However, every piece writers write is for a specific purpose—for example, writers may want to explain how something works or persuade people to agree with their point of view. While there are as many writer’s styles as there are writers, there are only four general purposes that lead someone to write a piece, and these are known as the four styles, or types, of writing. Knowing all four different types of writing and their usages is important for any writer.

Here are the four categories of writing and their definitions:

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