Building a piece of writing
Good writers use various techniques to make sure that their writing holds together and reads well.
The two most important things to consider are structure, i.e. the way in which the different sections of your piece of writing are arranged, and cohesion, i.e. the way in which your ideas and arguments are connected. Follow the links below to learn more about building a piece of writing.
A piece of writing is like a building: it needs a structure to hold it together. Here are some tips on making sure your paragraphs are well structured.
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