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Hesser 1 Daryle Hesser Chloe Miller English 101 4 October 2015 The Philosophy of Writing My writing process, is very different. I would describe it as completely unorthodox and unorganized. I start out by writing the first thing that comes to my head and kind of work my way backward. Writing first and editing and organizing thoughts second usually seems to be my go to method. One specific instance would be a writing assignment I had in Philosophy last year. The topic was specifically about ethic and morality. The assignment also requested a specific article to reference the students point. I chose the difficult topic of abortion. This of course, is a touchy topic and is black and white in most cases. I wanted to bring up the idea that it might not be black and white as one may think. I started by writing down my initial thoughts and feeling about the topic. This was shortly followed by
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Unformatted text preview: response and summary of the ar±cle. Once all my ini±al thoughts and feeling were down on paper, in this case my computer, I started edi±ng. I must have read my own paper at least 15 ±mes. Each ±me correc±ng grammar mistakes or changing the organiza±on of thoughts. Having a strong ini±al rough dra´ de²nitely helps get things going, even more so when the topic is interes±ng or of prior knowledge. Which in this case, this happened to be both. I know that my wri±ng process isn’t the most e³cient, but it suits me the best. I have taken many English courses in my life ±me and most of them teach to start with brainstorming before wri±ng. I tend to not brainstorm very clearly and always add a lot of content a´er the ²rst dra´. My process hurdles the brainstorming step and starts at the ²rst dra´....
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