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Pre-Essay Writing Steps

Date: Dec 19 2009

Topic: Writing

Author: Ali Sadeghi

Lesson

If you are like so many people "essay = nightmare", then don't worry you are not alone. There are some steps that you can take to help you "get thought" writing your essay. One of the most important steps to in writing an essay is to be organized. Here are some pre-essay writing tips to help you get started.

Step 1 - First schedule yourself time to work on your essay. The same way you schedule time with friends and work. You must also schedule time for writing your essay.

  • Get comfortable with coffee, tea or anything that you can use to relax
  • If possible were comfortable clothes
  • Plan to write your essay in a place that you find convent and comfortable
  • Try to schedule a time to write your essay when you are not tired, hungry etc

Step 2 - Try to develop positive thoughts about writing your essay. The more positive you are about writing your essay the easier it will be to write.

Step 3 - Find out the length of the essay. OK this sounds "stupid", but it is so common that people do not write the required amount. The person reading your essay doesn't not want to read 5000 words, if the assignment is for 2000 words.

Step 4 - Choose a topic for your essay, if possible (sometimes an assigned topic is required. If you are not lucky enough to choose a topic then if possible choose a sub-topic. Here are some steps to help you decide on a topic:

  • Choose a topic or a subtopic that interest you.
  • A topic or a subtopic that you will be able to acquire enough research. In other words don't choose a subject that you will not be able to find enough research sources.

Step 5 - Make a list of resource sources, some resource sources you might want to try are:

  • Professional Newspapers - Magazines
  • Government Documents
  • Published Articles & Documents
  • Encyclopedias and other reference sources.
  • Internet
  • Library
  • If possible interview people

Step 6 -Collect related information on your topic. Decide which information is use able and relevant which is irrelevant/useful. Smile

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Merril

United States

Thanks for the advice

03:37 AM Mar 21 2019 |

may0o0umi

Qatar

I want to learn writing because I do not know how to help me write

11:40 AM Apr 10 2012 |

Ali Sadeghi

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

thx buddies

07:47 AM Jan 01 2010 |

Char PSI Tutor Mentor

Germany


There are some useful tips here. Thank you. Having the numbered list makes it very easy to follow.

11:14 AM Dec 26 2009 |

yobeiker nuñez

Venezuela

i dont understand this writing up… may anyone helping me now????

 

02:32 AM Dec 26 2009 |

yobeiker nuñez

Venezuela

i dont understand this writing up… may anyone helping me now????

 

02:32 AM Dec 26 2009 |

yobeiker nuñez

Venezuela

i dont understand this writing up… may anyone helping me now????

 

02:32 AM Dec 26 2009 |

yobeiker nuñez

Venezuela

i dont understand this writing up… may anyone helping me now????

 

02:32 AM Dec 26 2009 |

Ali Sadeghi

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Ur Welcome , Dear

09:10 PM Dec 21 2009 |

Eleniya

Eleniya

Russian Federation

Oh, you remind me how I wrote  lots of essays when I have been studying at University…

04:30 PM Dec 20 2009 |

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