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7: Step 5 (Draft)

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    This chapter covers:

    • Drafting: Basic Philosophy
    • Drafting Effective Paragraphs
    • Drafting Effective Sentences
    • Overcoming Writer’s Block

    After completing the prewriting process, you’ve got what you need to produce a first-rate communication product. Congratulations! You’re ready to write your first draft! In this chapter we’ll take a "top-down" approach to writing a draft. We’ll start with the big picture: a three-part structure consisting of the introduction, the body and the conclusion. Next, we’ll describe how to write effective paragraphs within the body. Finally, we’ll dig down deeper into the sentences, phrases and words that make up the paragraphs of your draft.


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