I know what you’re thinking; you’re wondering what is a writing process and why I am writing about it? A writing process is whatever sequence of events you follow from start to finish when you write something. It’s important to become aware of your own writing process because it can allow you to become a more productive writer.
Now that you know what a writing process is, I want to give you some advice based on my own writing process. I hope I can explain what a writing process can look like and how some introspection about yourself might reveal important information about your owm process.
My writing process: I like to think about what I am going to write and then furiously write everything I can think of down without thought to whether my ideas connect or if there are grammatical errors or spelling mistakes. Then I go through what I have and clean it up grammatically and organize my thoughts into paragraphs or sections; then I brainstorm about each section I have created and add content mostly in the same way as I described before. Rinse and repeat!
I like my writing process because I am a visual learner; after I have word vomited my thoughts onto a page, I am able to visually see everything that I had on my mind, which makes it really simple for me to SEE how everything fits together. In turn, this allows me to keep focus and structure what I’m writing the way I want it to be and “fit the puzzle pieces together.” Continue reading “The Writing Process”