Though some people use programs like Google Documents that never shows you when you go to the next page.
It is a good rule of thumb that if you are using single space, and 11 or 12 pt fonts it is typically 750-1000 words for a page so 1500-2000 words.
And it gives you a nice big screen to write on, automatically scrolls as you write (like a typewriter), and automatically saves your writing as you go. You can also see how others are doing points-wise if you're at all competitive that way.
How I see it, points can motivate early on, and eventually the joy of writing will kick in and you'll be writing without any external motivation at all.
The idea is that if you can get in the habit of writing three pages a day, that it will help clear your mind and get the ideas flowing for the rest of the day.
Unlike many of the other exercises in that book, I found that this one actually worked and was really really useful.To be honest shoot for 2000, go a bit over it helps with the editing process!First of all the word shuld is spelled should, And "how many word" is "how many words.This is writing, and it's online, but it's not blogging, or Twittering, or Facebook status updating. It really just comes down to the fact that this amount of writing feels about right.You can't just fart out 3 pages without running into your subconscious a little bit...For example, learn about how often you get distracted, and how fast you write.Every day you write, you'll get beautiful stats that analyze the feelings, themes, and mindset of your words.So anyway, How many words you have in an essay depends. Ex: Five Paragraph essay Ex#2: 800 word essay EX#3: 1600 word essay a short essay ia a half a page A short essay presents your thesis/argument/solution and defends or proves it in 1-2 paragraphs...unlike a traditional essay, which is usually no shorter than 5 paragraphs.Font affects this considerably; a single-spaced essay in 12-point Verdana, for example, comes to nine pages.I dont Think it matters how many words just that its two pages long.