The writing process step 1: creating (prewriting)
creatingChoose a topic you are enthusiastic aboutChoose a topic that fits the assignment
creatingNarrow down the subject by making it moreand more specific.
creatingCollect information and develop ideas, byusing outside sources and friends to collectopinions and other ideas.
creatingDevelop ideas by listing and clustering themin a mindmap. Use programs such asMindmeister or Free Mind.
creatingCreate a mindmap for the following topic:The social media are a condition for politicalpower.
Step 2: planningOrganize your ideas into an outline:topic sentencesupporting pointsupporting detailsupporting pointsupporting detailconcluding sentence
step 3: writingWrite the rough draft and follow your outlineas closely as possible.
Step 4 polishingRevise and edit your writing.Look at content and organization first,Then look at grammatical issues andpunctuation.
polishingRead carefully for a general overview;Check logic and coherence;Check whether your paragraphs have a topic sentence;Check for unity;Check for supporting details;Check your use of transition markers;Check if your writing has a concluding sentence.
ProofreadingCheck each sentence for correctness and completeness;Check each sentence on subject and verb and subject-verb agreement.Check for correct tenses, noun plurals, articles, etc.Check punctuation, spelling and capitalization.Check for register (no abbreviated verbs, Romancelanguage etc.)
Write the final copyWrite a final copy to hand in.