Conquer Essay Phobia: The Perfect Formula for a Good Grade
Do you have “essay phobia?” You are not alone. Lots of people hate to write and, in fact, are just not good at it. Your solution may lie in a great little e-book published by GetGoodGrade.com. Coincidentally, it is titled Conquer Essay Phobia, and it is pretty good read – simple and to the point.
In this little gem, you will find easy explanations of the types of essays, how to figure out what you More
Author Natalie Anderson has a great analogy for those of us who hate to write essays. We would rather have a root canal. She “gets it” and sympathizes, even though she is obviously an expert and polished writer herself. Out of her empathy for the struggles of those of us who put our writing assignments off as long as possible, she has crafted an amazing e-book, titled “Conquering Essay Phobia.” It’s a great little guide to the essay writing process that every student ought to download and keep, especially those who struggle with the whole writing thing.
Five chapters are neatly laid out and, in very simple terms, take an essay writer through each stage of the process. There are really only 4 types of essays, and once you figure out what the instructor is asking you to do, you will know exactly which type to write.
Anderson makes choosing a topic a simple process of looking in some usual and unusual places. Finding the right resources is also pretty easy, and there are some great tips for locating them easily and quickly. While there is nothing new about taking notes, there are some solid tips about how to do it and understandable methods and options for organizing all of those notes that just makes sense. There’s also a “sneaky” way to get at the right sub-topics which others won’t tell you.
According to Anderson, the first key to a great essay is developing that thesis statement. This section is so carefully and simply explained, you will know exactly what questions a thesis statement should answer and how to create one that answers those questions – finally, this part of essay writing makes sense. And there are several examples of right and wrong thesis statements that drive these points home.
You may have never been one to write rough drafts, but the case is made, and, yes, these are necessary. However, Anderson takes away a lot of the pain of writing that draft and then revising it – probably a few simple tricks you haven’t thought of, too. And if you’ve never understood why the introduction should wait until the end, you will now.
Speaking of introductions, you’ll get the three “rules” for introductions that will make yours engage your instructor right away. When you impress them with that introduction, you are actually halfway home to that good grade. They really are that important, but her method for crafting them makes it easy.
At the end of this book, you’ll find a sample essay that incorporates all of the elements Anderson has covered, and it’s clear how it all fits together. As an added bonus, there are sample bibliographical entries of the most common style formats.
Throughout this small treasure, you are going to find bonus tips and other tricks that will lower your anxiety, simplify the whole process, and literally take you by the hand and guide you through.
No, you may never develop a love for writing. But you will be able to write essays that your instructors will like and that will raise those grades. The best part? The whole agonizing task will just become easier.
Where to get your “essay writing bible?” Go to GetGoodGrade.com and simply download it. You’ll probably decide you prefer essay writing to a root canal.