Monthly Archives: October 2013

Writer’s Block? Find a Topic You Care About

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Essay writing is a part of nearly every high school and college student’s life, whether they want it to be or not. Unfortunately, millions of students every year spend late nights at their computer with just the glow of their desk lamp and keyboard with an energy drink or coffee by their side pumping out page after page. Some thrive in that environment and others hate it. But regardless of personal feelings, finding the right topic to write about can be a tricky one. While being super creative might be the most fun way to write, it is not always appropriate, so finding relevant topics is a must.

For many young writers, the best work comes from topics where there is a high level of interest. In a blog from December of last year, Brian Wasko writes, “It’s easy to tell when a subject really matters to a Continue reading