I 've Had Taught Me The Writing

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Previous writing classes that I’ve had taught me the writing process which consists of prewriting, drafting, revising, editing (proofreading) and publishing.

Prewriting means to get all of your ideas for what you will be writing about in front of you. Different people have different ways of accomplishing this step. Some start out by brainstorming or making lists, but I usually use a little less conventional prewriting activity. If the assignment requires research I do that first thing just to educate myself on what I will be writing about, but if it something that is based on opinion I have a horrible habit of jumping straight in and typing out the piece then revising it (which is considered free writing), because I simply think better that way. I also develop my thesis statement before beginning any piece (even though there have been occasions when I’ve had to go off the top of my head because I couldn’t focus at the time). It is easier to being prewriting and developing your overall assignment when you already have your main idea to build around.

When you begin the drafting process you start the organizational process all of your ideas for the rough draft. You don’t have to focus as much on proofreading, but instead getting all of your ideas in that order that makes the most sense (and conveys your thesis clearly) to your audience. On the occasion that I write my ideas separately I organize them by writing each paragraph first, then piecing them together like a…

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