AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROCESS
The goal of the writing process is to generate a clear, effective document for an audience. Experienced writers achieve this goal by performing three types of activities.
The Technical Writing Process
Planning is discovering and collecting all the information you will need to start drafting~Drafting is selecting and arranging all the ‘elements in the document Finishing is editing the document into final form. is a flow chart of this process (adapted from Go swami 38). The main sequence is emphasized by the heavy black arrows. The light arrows, however, indicate a basic truth about this process – you should and must be ready to return to earlier stages to help yourself generate a clear document.