We have all been there; that huge paper that you don’t want to deal with is due soon and… It’s due tomorrow. So starts the long,caffeinated night filled with desperate writing, revising, and that internal battle of “should I sleep now, then get up early to finish it? Or just keep going?”. Those … Continue reading When To Start a Paper
I can remember how, even as early as elementary school, I was given worksheets that were meant to teach how to organize information into an outline. For me at least, this always seemed pointless. The writing assignment that went with the outline was always so simple, that it seemed like a complete waste of time … Continue reading Outline of Outlines: Where to Start
Throughout college we do a lot of writing—like A LOT. On the plus side, professors give us a pretty wide range of genres to work in and with so many different professors to study under
2. Choose a topic you have some background knowledge on. It is a lot harder to take a side on an issue or to narrow down a topic if you know nothing about it.