A Different Kind of Writing Process

According to Edward P. Bailey, the writing process you learned probably looks like this:

Prewriting:

Think hard, write an outline.

Writing:

Follow your outline, write quickly without worrying about revisions.

Rewriting:

Make sure you followed your outline, fix any errors.

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Achieving Your Objectives

Become a Goal Medalist

Lots of resources are available to help you learn about goal setting. But few are as straightforward – or as applicable to every kind of real life situation – as the approach offered by MindTools.com, an extraordinary site which focuses on “Essential skills for an excellent career.”  In Personal Goal Setting, MindTools explains, “The process of setting goals helps you choose where you want to go in life. By knowing precisely what you want to achieve, you know where you have to concentrate your efforts. You’ll also quickly spot the distractions that would otherwise lure you from your course.” Read more