Intelligence is a factor which is imperative for everybody to do a job effortlessly. But sometimes this factor can create traps while writing an essay or homework given by your faculties. Although it sounds very unreasonable, sometimes intellect comes in the way of good writing.
If you are a student and you have to write articles, technical or essay writing, then there are possibilities that intelligence can lead you into the pitfall of poor writing. As a student advisor, I will explain you various types of intelligence factors which need to be avoided to become a good writer. These will not only help you to write better, but also help you in writing of your assignments to score good marks. Some of the more general traps are given below:
- You should avoid to think that everyone has the same knowledge as you have. Put your best efforts and take your time to make clear difficult concepts, and don’t forget to use examples which a reader can easily relate to. For example, a cardiology (someone who studies about heart) might explain the better functionalities of heart, its problems and how to avoid them. Make it easy for your readers to understand by using examples which they can understand. Giving multiple examples is better than writing complexly.
- Try to avoid thinking that people will know how to fill the omit words left in your writing. It often happens while explaining something in writing. But you should be very clear and your wording should be very proper. So that your readers will amaze and your examiner will give you the right score. Remember a single omission can create a negative impression.
- Try to avoid jargon also in your writing, especially which is not known to everybody. Try to make it simple. Most of these terminologies and phrases are not familiar to your reader. It may be an exception for teachers. If you think that it will create an impression of you as super smart, it only ends to make you appear pretentious and out of touch with your readers.
- Stay away from mind blindness. To prove this psychologists use one example of a kid entering a classroom, opening a box of pens and found out that it filled with pencils. At that time, the child tried to hide that box because any other kid if see that box will claim for the same. This example proves that to some folks does not want to show their extra knowledge in fear of that other individuals don’t know what they know.
Everybody should have the rights to showcase their intelligence and talents. Yet there are some black sides of this factor. If you showcase your talents at the right time and right place, then you can accomplish the hearts of your reader and can score in your exams also. By following the above tips, you may be able to break the ice of intelligence which creates poor writers with so much talents and intelligence.