Getting Started A challenge many kids (and adults) face writing essays is getting started. The person sits there waiting for inspiration to hit them like a lightening bolt and it never happens. What can you as a parent do to help? Encourage them with the thought that great essays are never written the first time over. Get them to view essay writing as a three-part process. The first draft is only to get out the ideas and words in rough form. In the second and third effort they will add to their essay where there are blanks clarify ideas and give it a final polish. Realising that an essay isnt supposed to be perfect the first time you write it really helps some people.
Choosing an Essay Topic Choosing an interesting original and manageable essay topic is one of the most crucial steps in writing a successful essay. Choosing a topic that is either too broad to be covered within the parameters of your essay or too narrow resulting in the need to "pad" your content to achieve the required length will doom your essay project before you have even begun. Your essay topic should not only be of interest to a reader (and your teacher or instructor) but also sufficiently focused to allow you to cover the topic adequately. An Essay Writing Coach can help you refine your essay topic so that it can be managed effectively.
No-one else could (or should) write your essay for you in your own style with your own research. Whether you would be able to write the same essay to the same standards without some appropriate essay assistance is a different matter. Your thoughts and opinions are your own but words and their accurate use are common to everybody. At the end of the day you should have pride in your essay. It is what represents you and you alone.