Senior, Consultant since Fall 2013
Advice for writers
Eliminate all unnecessary words. At first glance, every word seems essential; however, after rereading your paper and rewording sentences, you can eliminate many words. Not only will this help to condense your paper, but it will also help to clarify the main points.
How do you get started on a writing assignment?
To begin a writing project, I always have a general outline of what the end product of my paper will look like. This outline stops me from straying from my main points and helps me keep the big idea in mind.