Writing Process

Terry McMillan signs books in Albuquerque

Last night I had the pleasure of listening to Terry McMillan talk about her new book Who Asked You? She described her writing process as not so much about the words on a computer screen as a rhythm. She completes a first draft of the entire book before she goes back with an editor’s eye and thinks about the words.

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

One thought on “Writing Process”

  1. A writing process must be aggressively adopted by every writer. Because it’s necessary, the process is a tool needed for successful writing. A plan is an integral component related to writing, and it is part of the writing process. Without proper planning the writer will be lost and has nothing to follow.

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