The processes of writing

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The processes of writing

  1. 1. The Writing Process
  2. 2. Getting Started • Understanding the assignment • Look for Options and Restrictions • Relate the Assignment • Exploring Possible Topics • Generating Ideas
  3. 3. Document Planning Phase • Selecting Your Topic and Title • Deciding on Purpose • Identify Your Audience • Select Document’s Form • Determine tone and style • Determine Language Set • Determining Thematic Question • Writing Thesis Statement
  4. 4. Purposes of Writing• To Inform- newspapers, memorandums, textbooks• To Record- minutes, incident reports, case notes• To Persuade- advertising,• To Entertain- satire, plays, film scripts, novels
  5. 5. Focus, Research, and Gathering Phase • Research- Finding out what you and others know • Locating, Analyzing, and Documenting Your Sources• Collect Relevant Material that supports your thesis • Bibliographically record, quote and paraphrase your found information• Citing your Sources
  6. 6. Organization Phase• Introduction and Conclusion• Prioritization of Main Points• Outline• Review, Revise, and Reorganize• Paragraph Skeletons• Review, Revise, and Reorganize• First Draft
  7. 7. Drafting• Consider the Essentials• Writing the Opening – Introductions• Writing the Middle – Evidence and Support• Writing the Ending - Conclusions and Recommendations• Establishing Credibility and Authority• Supplement Supporting Information
  8. 8. Revision Phase • Read- Look for obvious mistakes• Read again- your entire document out loud • Revision- Organization, Logic, Flow, Mechanics, Look• Read Again- look at rhetorical elements, content, organization, and readable style • Peer Edit and Proofread • Revise, Read, Edit, and Final Draft
  9. 9. Proofreading, Editing, and Polishing • Style • Word Choice • Sentence Structures • Expand with Details • Punctuation and Mechanics • Usage, Grammar, Spelling • Form and Presentation
  10. 10. Final Touches and Submission • Pre and Post Documents • Overall Presentation • Overview or Gestalt • Transmittal Documents • Submission and Publishing
  11. 11. The Writer’s Decisions• Selecting Your Topic and Title• Deciding on Purpose• Identify Your Audience• Select Document’s Form• Determine tone and style• Determine Language Set

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