How to Complete an Essay from Scratch

Has your current essay assignment got you twiddling your thumbs looking for the first place to start writing? Well, it really doesn’t matter where you start writing, but what does matter is that you do it the right way. Learning how to write your essay from scratch isn’t as hard as some people make it out to be, and something as simple as taking a small amount of time to learn the proper way to do things.

The First Steps in Essay Writing

Before you start putting pencil to paper or finger to keyboard to write the essay there are a few things you must first do. This is:

  • Find a workspace in which you can work without distractions.
  • Gather all of the things that are needed to write your essay. This includes textbooks, magazines, medical
  • journals, paper, ink pens etc.
  • Determine what the topic you will write about will be. Although you’ll be given an outline to follow it is up to you to determine where to go with that.
  • It may be difficult but you must clear your mind and focus on your task. Choose to start your essay on a day when you’re well rested and don’t have a long list of other chores that need to be tended to.

Writing your Essay

Your essay will need to contain a few things for it to be A+. Ensure that the following is found in your essay, in this order.

  1. Outline/Draft: No, you cannot go into writing the essay from the start. You need to create an outline and a rough draft of your material. This enables you to create a well-written, informative essay.
  2. Introduction: A catchy introduction will grab the reader’s attention and they’ll want to read what you have said.
  3. Body: The body of the essay is where you will state most of your information. There should be lots of facts and stats in this section and you should describe in detail your topic and all relevant information surrounding that topic.
  4. Conclusion: A conclusion is essential to your essay. This should be one paragraph or so in length, highlighting the information that was covered in your paper.
  5. References: Any source that has been used to conduct your research should be noted on the paper for easy reference to the reader.

Does this seem difficult to you? Not at all! Follow these steps to a great essay!