Elements of Writing: Some Steps in Drafting


Steps in Drafting (CUNY WriteSite)

Preparing an Exploratory Draft

1. State Your Main Idea
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2. Consider Your Audience
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3. Discover Your Strategy Using Key Words
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4.  Generate Ideas By Asking Questions
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5. Generate Ideas By Answering Your Questions
6. Write a Draft
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Developing a Working Draft


Finalizing a Working Draft
15. Read through your full draft
16. Complete your final working draft
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