what i do when i write Essay

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what i do when i write



What I do when I write depends entirely on what I'm writing, who I'm writing for, and how soon it needs to be done. I have somewhat of a different approach to writing when the piece is for an assignment versus a work of original fiction. I prepare, pre-write, and proofread differently. However, some things remain the same. I still try to get the same amount of feedback from my peers, still put forth the same effort. Whether the work is for pleasure or for a grade, I still follow relatively the same process.

Oftentimes, I write outside of school. Frequently, those writings are in the form of poetry, fiction, or an online journal. My poems are expressions of emotions or personal
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These things may not always concern the readers, but many of them are glad to know what is going on in my life. In addition to that, I write letters and e-mails to friends and family members.


When I pre-write, I like to try to get ideas from other people by talking about the subject matter, plot, and characters. For longer pieces, I often take notes and make a rough outline. If the subject is something I am unfamiliar with, I will do some basic research through books or the Internet. Other times, I will write an individual scene or part of a dialogue for a piece of fiction. In addition to writing, I occasionally make a few illustrations for the story, poem, or essay. These illustrations help me get a better understanding of who the characters are, what they look like, and what the setting is like.


The atmosphere that I write in often depends on the individual work. For most school writings, I type on the computer or write in longhand, with the radio or television softly playing. My poetry is typically written when the mood strikes me, so the atmosphere could be anything from the quiet chirping of crickets at two in the morning, the noisy bustle of the lunch table at school, or the blare of my newest CD playing in the background.


Frequently, my writings are inspired by a certain song or CD. When that is the case, it helps me to keep the mood of the story by listening to that particular piece of music as I write. A

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