Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs / Writing CenterThe Writing Process
Before you start writing your paper, you can use various “pre-writing” strategies that will make your overall writing process more efficient. The following tips will help you to set yourself up for writing success.
Tips for Getting Started
Writing Your Paper
Writing a paper is a complex process that involves organizing your ideas into a cohesive structure and effectively incorporating sources. The following resources describe approaches to structuring your paper and using source support.
Tips for Writing Your Paper
Editing/Revising Your Paper
Before you submit your writing, allow enough time for revising and editing. Keep in mind that revising and editing are necessary but distinct steps in the writing process—while revising may require restructuring your paper and even rethinking your thesis, editing addresses grammar and style issues, not content or organization. See the following tips for help with revising and editing your writing.
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