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At some point, we all have some writing to do. Whether it is a short story, an essay or a speech, good writing is just like Math (go figure 🙂 ), logical and structured. So it becomes clear and accessible for the reader. For this very reason, a mind map helps you structure your writing. When you are writing a story, begin by creating a mind map. Put a relevant picture in the center to open your imagination. Then brainstorm on the characters, conflict and peek of the story, and how it should end. Next, use the new Outline View to go from brainstorming to actually writing the story. Basically, you will turn your map into a real-time editable outline. This helps you quickly organize ideas in a logical sequence, build them…

Improving writing skills doesn’t have to stop once you’ve earned your college or university degree.  However, college may be the best time to learn and develop your writing skills.  There are still many writing tasks and jobs within the professional world, where good writing skills are in high demand and this should be a good motivator for you to get started.  Keep in mind that writing is a creative tool, so before you start, you need to identify your writing task:

  • writing an essay

  • creating a project

  • analyzing a novel

  • creating an outline for a debate

If your writing task is to create an essay, then the following steps will be a good starting point to help you better structure your essay writing: