Chapter 3 - Understanding the Writing Process

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Chapter 3. Writing Technical Documents © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 1 The writing process consists of five steps: planning drafting revising editing proofreading
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Chapter 3. Writing Technical Documents © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 2 Planning involves seven steps: analyzing your audience analyzing your purpose generating ideas about your subject researching additional information organizing and outlining your document selecting an application, a design, and a delivery method devising a schedule and a budget
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Follow these six suggestions when you draft: Get comfortable. Start with the easiest topics. Draft quickly. Don’t stop to get more information or to revise. Try invisible writing. Stop in the middle of a section. Chapter 3. Writing Technical Documents © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 3
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© 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 4 Commercial templates can lead to three problems:
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