1 Starting thoughts When an essay assignment arrives, read the title slowly. Put it aside for an hour then read it again. Take 15 minutes to ask yourself: • Do I understand what’s being asked of me? You might need…
Provide guidance for your reader to help them to navigate smoothly through your document without losing the thread of your argument.
Note all your deadlines on a planner and create false deadlines to allow yourself extra time.
Keep a notebook with you at all times to jot down ideas for your next writing stint.
Trying reading your work aloud, recruiting a proofreading buddy, and converting your text into an unusual font to spot your errors.