How to Write a Good English Essay

This is a good read and tips for writing essays:

How do you write a good English Literature essay? Although to an extent
this depends on the particular subject you’re writing about, and on the
nature of the question your essay is attempting to answer, there are a
few general guidelines for how to write a good English essay – just as
there are a few guidelines for writing well in any field. We at Interesting Literature call
them ‘guidelines’ because we hesitate to use the word ‘rules’, which
seems too programmatic. And as the writing habits of successful authors
demonstrate, there is no one way to become a good writer – of
essays, novels, poems, or whatever it is you’re setting out to write.
The French writer Colette liked to begin her writing day by picking the
fleas off her cat. Edith Sitwell, by all accounts, liked to lie in an
open coffin before she began her day’s writing. Friedrich von Schiller
kept rotten apples in his desk, claiming he needed the scent of their
decay to help him write. (For most student essay-writers, such an aroma
is probably allowed to arise in the writing-room more organically, over
time.)

Read more: http://interestingliterature.com/2015/01/12/how-to-write-a-good-english-essay/

I also came across with this article: https://writingenglish.wordpress.com/2007/06/21/ten-ways-to-become-a-better-writer/

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