How to handwrite a beautiful English cursive People love to have a beautiful and correct handwriting. The way you can have as beautiful an English cursive in handwriting as this is… Handwriting is a habit. And how to hold a pen can be the start point for a good penmanship! The habitual motions of your penmanship determine the results. How to hold a pencil Step 1. Place a pencil on a table, move it rolling with your thumb, and try to put it between your forefinger and middle finger. The grip should be as light as possible, but strong enough not to let the pencil swayed between the fingers. Step 2. Lift up the pencil only with the power of your wrist and put it back on the table as lightly as possible. Here, it is important to maintain the shape of fingers and the same power of the wrist, both when you lift the pencil up and put it down. Step 3. Practice drawing curved circles lines with the power of the wrist alone A correct and beautiful handwriting comes from how you move your hand, keeping constant the shape of fingers and the power of your wrist. A beautiful English cursive can be made only when you have as strong enough wrist power as to draw circles in clockwise or anti-clockwise direction.