The Writing Process:

Preparing to Write

Inspiration

Story starters

Choosing the format

Deconstruct

Writing

Put ideas, feelings. opinions, ... to the page

Leave space to adjust.

Refer to your plan

Discuss your work

Revise meaning and development

Clarify

Reflect on choices

Organize

Use Strategies

Consult

Edit language using resources, verify:

spelling

capitalization

punctuation

sentence structure

language usage 

Consult

Publish

Choose a medium

Make a polished copy

Share

 

Let's Write: Write: Put down ideas, feelings, opinions, facts, ...

"If you are going to be a writer, the first essential thing is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow."
-- Louis L'Amour

It's time to write!

Suggestions

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Checklist:
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Decide if you will use a pencil and paper or computer - whichever will allow your ideas to flow the best!

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Try to avoid all distractions.

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Keep your notes & diagrams nearby for reference.

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Leave at least a line between each line you write for the revising and editing.

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Don't take time to look up words in a dictionary at this point - come back later.

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If it might be good, add the thought now and revise later.

 

 

Writer's block?

LEO Overcoming Writer's Block

 

Guide to writing a basic essay

  1. Write your thesis statement.

  2. Write the body.
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    Write the main points.

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    Write the subpoints.

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    Elaborate.

  3. Write the introduction.

  4. Write the conclusion.

  5. Add the finishing touches.

 
Links:
 
  1. 3 Registration-free Tools for Collaborative Writing

  2. Writeboard for collaborative writing and feedback
     

  3. Google docs

 
 

 

 

 

 

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