10 Tips to Write an Essay and Actually Enjoy It

Writing an essay may not be easy. It may not come to you naturally. After all, writing is a skill, and skills take practice, whether it’s playing a sport, performing an instrument, or playing video games.

But writing an essay can be fun, if you have the right attitude.

With that in mind, here’s an infographic with ten tips to write an essay without hating every moment of the process.

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Conclusion

To make it through high school and college, you’re going to have to write essays, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the time you write them.

The secret is to stop trying to write a good essay. Instead, write an interesting essay, write an essay you think is fascinating.

In other words, start by writing what you think is interesting about the topic you’re assigned. Then, when you’re finished, go back and edit with your teacher or professor in mind.

How about you? Do you like writing essays? Do you hate writing essays? Let me know in the comments section.

PRACTICE

To put this lesson to use immediately in your own writing, checkout the practice prompt here.


Originally published at thewritepractice.com on October 16, 2015.

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