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Explains the process of writing and editing your research paper. Make sure that you include a clearly worded statement of purpose in an appropriate place (such as the end of the introduction). Identify the key writing and editing strategies you applied. Discuss any obstacles or challenges you had revising and editing your paper.

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Dear Student,
Please let me start by helping you with the beginning stages of writing that you took on before coming up with a draft.

A. The first step to successful writing should always be brainstorming on a possible topic and any part(s) of a thesis statement even if this first try may not make sense. This brainstorming step can include strategies such as: making a list of key words, Vann diagrams by separating two group of ideas and see which once overlap in the middle section, and a rough draft of writing anything that comes to your mind without worrying about grammatical details. These are the usual brainstorming strategies I would try myself.

B. You need to have finished researching necessary secondary materials (outside of the original text) at this time before you can write a first draft because a first draft would already require you to start quoting sources either by properly paraphrasing these sources or properly documenting them via a particular documentation style. I would ...

Solution Summary

Guidelines to achieving a strong written draft are advised in this tutorial. The editing process is also summarized.