You’ve decided on an idea for an essay you’ve been assigned to write. What should you do next?
A. Conduct interviews, do some research, ask questions, and make a plan
B. Plunge right in and start writing. Then create your plan based on what you’ve written
C. Look up your topic in the Readers’ Guide and use an article you find as a basis for your plan and outline
D. Ask the reference librarian to help you make a plan and prepare your outline
After deciding on an idea for an essay that one has been assigned to write, the next step should be to conduct interviews, do some research, ask questions and make a plan. It will be vital to establish a plan, and formulate an outline of what the essay would be about as this would help determine if they have sufficient information to come up with the essay.