Writing Tip # 5: Make it Authentic

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  • When writing poetry make it yours, make it authentic!
  • It is okay to view other writers’ works for assistance in developing structure, and punctuation for your poetry.
  • However, it is never okay to copy or mirror someone else ‘s style.
  • Create a style unique, different and of your own.
  • A way to do this is to begin thinking in deep thought about the subject in which, you are writing about from many different angles.
  • If you happen to be writing poetry on a piece of art, a good strategy to make sure your poetry is authentic is to quite honestly, stare at it; stare at it for minutes, hours, even days at a time, and ask yourself what do you see, what does it mean to you, what is its significance.
  • Then, let you subconscious, and conscious mind and your soul pour out and begin writing…

Writing Sugg E.: Effort

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  • When writing poetry the biggest thing is effort.
  • Poetry has to flow from within.
  • Nothing, cannot flow from within without genuine effort, time, and focus.
  • Shut out and shut down everything (the television, social media, and etc.)!
  • Turning off the distractions is step one when beginning your journey of writing poetry.

 

Writing Tip #4: End on a High note!

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  • The conclusion of your paper is just as important as its introduction.
  • The reason being is that it is the pull-through of the knotting of your paper’s points.
  • If your conclusion is not sensible, neither is your paper.
  • To ensure that this does not occur, replicate the form of┬áthe introductory paragraph of your paper.
  • However, this time do so in a way that draws together your already made points comprehensively with an emphasis of the possible logical truth of your overall argument/beliefs.
  • Ending your paper with a personal question to the readers or a lead into the future ongoing of your argument and topic is a good way to end your paper on a high note!

 

Writing Sugg. D: Stay on topic! Try not to veer

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  • Make sure that each paragraph of the body of your essay connects with one another.
  • Try not to veer off course!
  • A good way to avoid during this is to ask yourself something; something that we should all ask ourselves when writing.
  • As a little kid would ask themselves or others, am I coloring outside of the lines?
  • Meaning am I outside of the range of the subject or points I am discussing or making. If so, adjust your writing accordingly and clip those sentences that seem to be on the outside of the lines.