It can be hard to get your ideas down on paper. Follow the advice below to make an early start on your writing and feel in control of your projects.
Read widely in your subject
Generally speaking, the more you read, the better sense you will have of style and specialist language in your subject. Whenever you read a clearly written text, look closely at how the text was written. Observe the language used, the information contained in each paragraph, how ideas are connected and how and why the authors references other texts.
Bringing information together
Gather your written notes and ideas, then plan what to include and more importantly, what to leave out. If you break your assignment into chunks, it can be easier to get started and seem less overwhelming. Also, get started early as this will give you time to reflect and redraft.
To get over writer's block, try free writing. Start typing anything you know about your topic in the box below and continue typing for 5 minutes. Do not stop. Do not erase any words, just write.
Now click the blue arrow and select create paragraph then download. See if anything you have written could be the start of a section or paragraph.
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