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Skilled Writers Pre-Write

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I’m doing a Master’s degree in Language Education. I’m focussing my study on helping non-native English writers so I’m learning many things about writing and writers’ processes these days.

A fascinating thing I’ve recently learned is that the process of writing starts the moment you start thinking about what to write. Writing, then, is just an idea-transcribing activity.

This is why skilled writers spend time planning, thinking, and organising ideas before they put words down.

I ramble about this in this video. I hope this is helpful.

I’m writing a long-form article to expand on this which will include some other things skilled writers do. I’ll publish it soon.

Fabio Cerpelloni is an English language teacher, writer, author, and podcaster from Italy. You can find out more about him and his work by clicking on his glass of beer in the photo.