on Just Publishing Advice:
What are the different styles of writing?
There are six general types of writing styles. They are descriptive, expository, persuasive, narrative, poetic and technical.
When you understand the differences between each one, they will help your word choice and sentence structure.
In other words, you can keep to a specific style to suit any particular piece of writing.
A fiction author writes in a different style to a blogger, an article writer or a political commentator.