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The Writing Process

The Writing Process

Author: Evan Saathoff
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This lesson introduces the idea of writing as a process.

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Terms to Know
Brainstorming

Techniques to generate thinking in order to clarify thoughts and ideas.

Draft

An iteration of a writing project.

Editing

Improving a piece of writing by focusing on issues of style, clarity, and redundancy.

Plagiarism

Presenting someone else's ideas or writing as your own, whether intentionally or unintentionally

Prewriting

Techniques, including outlining or other organization strategies, for planning a writing project.

Research

Information gathering with the goal of understanding and supporting an argument or topic.

Revising/Revision

Critically evaluating a writing project’s ideas, structure, and support and making relevant changes that improve the work.

Thesis

In English composition, a single sentence that explains the main argument or point of a piece of writing.

Writing Process

A recursive approach to writing that accepts multiple, recurring steps including brainstorming, prewriting, thesis development, research, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading.