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Preparing Fragments Helps You to Ease Into Writing

This is the process which will help you write a complete first draft in no time:

  1. Get an overview of your knowledge.
  2. Create a first outline to plan the writing project.
  3. Attach notes from your archive to the outline’s items.
  4. Fill in the gaps with more research. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you’re satisfied.
  5. Copy and paste note contents into a document according to the outline.
  6. Re-write the manuscript.

The process for writing based on the books and research should separate the note-making from the writing of the first draft. Create a garden of ideas, with small snippets of texts (fragments-of-ideas) that can be reused into your final content.

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