The Importance Of Writing An Essay

Essays are important because they let people show their personalities. Many people have a problem with writing due to writer 's block. Why is this? The most challenging part is starting the essay. Often time’s students think too much and are unsure of what to write. Instead they should think of ideas and jot them down on paper. There will be time in later drafts to correct mistakes and improve the written material. When I am writing an essay I concentrate on timing, ideas, and editing. Before I begin writing, I choose a time that I can relax without interruptions. I enjoy being alone in a quiet place when I am writing because I can concentrate; whereas, if I try to write with other people around or the television on I tend to become distracted. …show more content…
I do tons of brainstorming. I jot the ideas on a piece of paper as they come to mind. If I do not take notes, I am just staring at a blank page and will have no starting point. Another way I process ideas is to relate my life experiences with what I write in the essay. For example, if I am writing about a place that I have been to I close my eyes and visualize what I see, hear, and smell. If I make reader feel what I feel then I will be able to keep the paper interesting as well as have the reader 's attention. Now that I have all my ideas I am ready to begin organizing them. The most frequent way I write is freestyle. I like to take my ideas and run with them. Freestyle works best for me. The second thing I do is make an outline. I use the outline if I am struggling with the topic. When I am struggling I look at my layout to keep my paper organized and on topic. The last method I use is t square. I will use this method if it is a compare and contrast essay. By using the t square method I can have my ideas across from each other. To me it is the simplest way to do a compare contrast essay. Now that I have my ideas organized I begin writing my rough …show more content…
The first thing I do when revising is I proofread my work. The second thing I do is have someone who has not yet seen the paper go over it because they are likely to see mistakes that I overlook. It is always good to have feedback from others. I look for words that I could change to sound more intelligent. Having a stronger vocabulary always makes the essay better. Then begin to edit the paper. The comma splices, run-on sentences, fragments, and so forth need fixed. I rewrite my essay several times before I write the final draft and hand it in to make sure it is the best that I could

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