- By Carolyn Anderson
- Published 05/24/2011
Essay writing is one of the tasks that students encounter in school and if you want to improve your essay writing into something that is good and impressive, you may want to learn more about what constitutes a good essay writing. Here are some of the important points that you may need to keep in mind if you want to improve your writing skills particularly on how to compose a good essay. 1. A Clear Purpose. Yes, essays are written because it has a purpose in the first place. Most often, essays are written because you want to inform or you want to persuade others to some ideas or stand. To be able to convey that message effectively, you also have to make sure that you have your purpose in mind and you have it clear as well before even starting to write. 2. Good facts. If you are writing essays, keep in mind that you need to establish good facts to be able to persuade and write something that is effective. Remember that essays are written for a purpose and to help you convey a message and carry out the purpose of your essay, you have to support them with a good research and with good facts as well.
3. A good support. After you have gathered good facts for your essay, you also need to provide a good support by building a good argume
nt with your facts. You also have to build a good structure for your essay and make sure that you know what to say to your audience, how to present your facts in a persuasive way and attain the purpose of your goals. Of course, you also have to make sure that you provide a good support that is also clear and easily understood. 4. Persuasion. Persuasion is also another important element in a good essay writing. You have to make sure you are effective in this particular part of your essay. Of course, there are many ways to persuade your audience with your writing and your essay and you have to make sure you have developed your argument well. 5. Proper style. In your essay, you also have to use active voice in writing and make sure that you use a good style in presenting your facts and arguments in your essay. If you are writing an essay for the school, you have to use the third person. Of course, it is always important to check all grammar and spelling as well as punctuation use to make sure that you are conveying the message clear at the same time you are applying the proper rules in writing.
Aside from these mentioned elements, there are also other things you need to consider to develop good essay writing skills. You just have to master some simple tips and practice even more so that you can also master the important elements and apply it always.