Some of many problems a young writer may face during the process of starting his or her essay starts right from the beginning. The beginning is one of the hardest parts of an essay for most people including myself; it has to have the main argument you will be talking about throughout the essay. Saying that, my essay today will be about “Problems Young Writers May Face” during the writing process of he or she’s essay.
Getting started on an essay is often one of the first problems young writers run into. This is usually because we’ve gotten right into the writing without doing any pre-writing. What I’ve learned is you can save time by first identifying the purpose of your essay, then brainstorming points you might make to achieve your goal. Brainstorming works best if you don’t rush your thoughts; write down every idea you think of even if you don’t think it will end up in your essay. Then you can take your thoughts you wrote down and find the most important points to address and start from there.
Being the next most important thing you would start off with in the first paragraph would be your thesis statement.A thesis statement is a sentence, usually located at the end of the first or second paragraph that explains the essay’s main point. Without a clear thesis statement it can be more difficult to structure and organize your ideas. A good idea is to come up with your thesis statement before you begin writing the body of the essay, and then show it to teachers and fellow students for suggestions on how to make it more specific if needed.
Continuing on to the body of the essay many young writers have the fear of failure because every student struggles with insecurities about their writing abilities. Either they just don’t like to write or have had negative experiences in the past.They may be self-conscious about expressing themselves through writing thinking they are doing it wrong, all wrong. But, expressing your insecurities…