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What makes writing difficult?

"Brainstorming" and "Freewriting"

  1. Choosing a topic
  2. Writing what someone assigns you.
  3. Staying focused.
  4. Changing writing styles for different teachers.
  5. Writers Block
  6. Tedium/Repition of "proper" writing system.
  7. The time it takes
  8. The discipline of narrowing and focusing what you write.
  9. Choosing the best/right words to use.
  10. Conclusion
  11. Writing when you don't know where something is going.
  12. Concentrating on one idea.
  13. Worrying too much about making a mistake
  14. Hard to start off
  15. Deadlines
  16. citation
  17. organizing thoughts
  18. Getting what you want to say on to paper.
  19. Proper Format
  20. forgetting ideas

Day 15 -- Tuesday 12 March 200

  1. Organizing my time
  2. Proofreading etiquette
  3. inspiration
  4. allowing enough time for revisions
  5. not ing in the right state mind
  6. keeping in the right tense
  7. paragraph constructonnnn
  8. not using is, am are....
  9. learning to freewrite
  10. leavng the work until the last minute
  11. writing for the audience, and not the professor
  12. grammar
  13. Being too concerned with requirements rather than just writing--flow
  14. having enough money on your Ucard to print out drafts to revise, over and again
  15. How many revisions do we really need?
  16. overwording
  17. keeeping the paper organized-one idea, one paragraph
  18. writing smoothly or with style
  19. narrowing a large topic
  20. editing objectivity

 

 


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