For most of us writers, affect will be a verb and effect will be a noun. Each can be used differently, but it’s far less common. If you can see how to use effect correctly, you’ll know whether affect or effect is right for your sentence. Just remember that the word “the” ends with an e, and the correct choice is the word that starts with an e.
If you want to remember effect:
The end result = effect
The effect will be …
And on LinkedIn, a connection (Naveen Chandra Singh) offered this way to remember affect:
Additionally, “affect” and “action” both begin with an “a.”
I love it when someone finds a different way to help — don’t you?