✅️ Before Publishing An Atomic Essay Checklist
⭕️ What specifically do I write about? How can I get even more specific?
⭕️ For which one specific person am I writing? (if I don't know, choose myself 2 years ago)
⭕️ Why am I writing for this person? So that ... [benefit/outcome for the reader]
⭕️ List more benefits
⭕️ Credibility in the first sentence (personal or borrowed)
⭕️ Do I have a question I am answering?
⭕️ Answer by telling a story, no plain theory
⭕️ Did I include one core narrative? (E.g. "I was Nr. 1 LOL player with 17 years.")
⭕️ Did I write what I promised in the headline? (content & style - if I write "List", it should be a list)
Which Framework do I use?
⭕️ Actionable step-by-step List
⭕️ Analysing studies and data
⭕️ Motivation - You can do it. (storytelling)
⭕️ Looking at the underlying psychology
Which headline style do I use?
⭕️ Story (Can I add information so that the headline gains clarity? Can I add a second part to the headline?)
⭕️ Opinion (Against the mainstream)
⭕️ Question (What is the one burning question my target reader is asking himself?
⭕️ Framework (Step-by-Step actionable List)
⭕️ Clear Headline: If I showed this Headline to my friend/parent/sibling, would they know what the essay is about?
If Yes -> ✅️ If No -> get more specific
⭕️ Include a Final Takeaway
Paragraph Openers. Start with ...
⭕️ Strong Statement
⭕️ Question (burning question reader asks himself)
⭕️ Opinion (against mainstream)
⭕️ Past moment in time including numbers (year 1950)
⭕️ Personal vulnerable statement (attract Drama baby)
⭕️ Unique fact
⭕️ 1/3/1 used through the Page
⭕️ Lenght - Did I make the essay as short as possible? (still good understanding)
Before Publishing An Atomic Essay Checklist completed ✅️
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