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Academic Writing Support FALL 2021

Pre-Writing Strategies

A lot happens before you actually sit down at your computer to write your paper. What you do before you start writing often helps to make the process of writing easier and helps to focus your attention on what you actually need to be writing, rather than the extra stuff that often gets in the way.

Below are some strategies for planning your essay at the pre-writing stages of writing a paper:

Essay Planning

Generating Ideas

Outlining

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