If you type 40 wpm you can write a 10-page paper in about an hour. It’s only 2,500 words. The trick is that it may take you some time to know what words to write. That generally takes substantially longer. I have spent 35 years writing on deadline.
PLANNING AND WRITING YOUR INTRODUCTION NB For the introductions in exam or timed essays and reports, please see relevant leaflets. THE ROLE OF THE INTRODUCTION It sets the scene for the essay and flags up the issues you will be dealing with. HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE? As a general rule, it should be about 7%-10% of the whole essay. WHAT STYLE.