Who I Am as a Writer

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Who I Am As a Writer. The traditional model of the writing process includes brainstorming, outlining, writing, revising, editing, and then finally publishing. But not many people actually follow this burdensome process step-by-step, going through all of the six processes. I don't brainstorm on paper, this is because I like to get things done briskly. Although brainstorming is a critical process, I do it in my brain due to the fact that in my brain, I know what to write about right after I get my assignment. Like my instructor, I think about it for a few days, maybe three or four. Then, I work in the best of my ability. While my brainstorming is going on in my head, simultaneously my brain outlines my text for me. I get the rough conception in my head and progress it into actually writing. At first, before starting to write, I gaze at my computer screen and think about how I will actually start it, to the best of my ability in order to get the readers attention. Like everyone, I try to get the first words out, which is the only troublesome thing for me in the essay. After that, my mind starts to work like a computer and the rest of the sentence flows right in. This process happens to me while starting a new paragraph as well. After I'm done writing, I revise my paper carefully in the most fitting way. I look for grammatical errors and I also look if my prompt fits my writing. This is also the time where I change some of the weaker words into stronger word choices. Finally, in my text I edit by proofreading and seeing if I have any more mistakes. I usually wait for a day to edit. That means I take a rest from my assignment and then come back to it the next day. This helps me edit, because then the next day I will have a clear and understanding mind to see my mistakes without difficulty. When I am done writing, I give my paper to my brother and a best friend to read my

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