When you were in high school, you created outlines for your essays. When you went to college, it became outlines for your chapters. It doesn’t matter how many times, we’ve done outlines, article writing and essay writing have always been at the bottom of the list of things that most people want to do. Unfortunately, in today’s business world, a lot of articles are being written to promote various products and services.

There are a whole lot of people who would rather have root canal than write articles. You may fall into this group. However, there are other people who write articles for living and don’t really mind the article writing process. It all comes down to having methods in for procedures to writing articles effectively and quickly. That’s where the outline comes in.

One of the methods that you can use to make article writing easier is to create an outline beforehand. When you make an outline for writing your articles, you’re more prepared, and writing goes much easier. It is essential that you have some idea of what kind of articles you want to write first, then make a plan on paper as to how you want to write them. Organization is the key to getting the job done, and with article and essay writing is no different.

An outline is like a blueprint for your article. It’s a design that would help you when you create your introduction, body and conclusion of your article. With it, you can jot down some ideas and sentences that you might want to include within the framework of your outline As you go along, you’ll first introduce your main points and introduce the reason for reading your article. As a result, you will feel more confident about making writing and create an appealing style of delivery to your readership.

When you sit down to write articles, think of them as projects. With every new project you want to be prepared with a blueprint of what you want the article to look like. Below are some tips and techniques that will show you how to quickly create an outline for most of your articles.

First, do a little brainstorming and jot down the ideas that come to mind. Think about what you’re writing about and try and come up with some things that might be attractive to your readership. With the brainstorming, do some research and add to your initial notes. Review your ideas and notes so that you have a good idea of the article as a whole. In that way, writing the article later on will be much easier for you.

After brainstorming and a bit of research, you’re going to want to find a sub topic for your article’s first main point. This sub topic should be related to the main topic and give a little bit more information about the main topic. The facts in the sub topic should support your main point.

Every article has a framework or skeleton. All you need to do is connect some flesh or meat to your skeleton, and you’ll have an article. Each paragraph should have a main topic and a couple of sub topics that support the main topic. At the end of each paragraph there should be a transition sentence that leads into the next main topic. With the next main topic, you should also have some sub topics that relate to that main topic. When you’re done introducing your main topics, it’s time for conclusion. The conclusion wraps all of the main topics and gives the reader an overview of the article. At the end, the reader should be able to deal with a problem or issue that was addressed in the article.

This outline will allow you to make a first draft quickly. At this point in the writing process, don’t worry about grammar and punctuation. Just worry about getting your points and sub points together in a coherent form so that you can go back and edit later. All you need to remember is the introduction gives you the big picture of the problem that you’re going to solve and introduces your main points. The main points than have sub points and transitions to the next point. At the end, you have a conclusion that wraps up everything and shows the reader how each of the points allows them to deal with the problem introduced in the beginning of the article.

Proofread and reread what you’ve written while referring to your outline. You want to always refer back to your outline to make sure that you haven’t drifted away from what you were attempting to convey in the article. Once you have the outline down, it’s not hard to get caught up in a writing frenzy, however, you want, the article to be clear, concise and helpful. So, you will want to avoid digressing too far from the points that you’ve outlined. Relying on your outline, to keep you on track is very helpful, and you’ll find that it’s very easy to write articles in this manner.