The Writing Process Explained

Prewriting 1. Prewriting is anything you do before you write a draft of your document. It includes thinking, taking notes, talking to others, brainstorming, outlining, and gathering information (e.g., interviewing people, researching in the library, assessing data). 2. Although prewriting is the first activity you engage in, generating ideas is an activity that occurs throughout the writing process.   Drafting…