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A writer does a lot of work before ever putting a word on a page.  Preparing yourself to write--by conducting research, brainstorming, outlining, and more--is just as important as developing the sentences and paragraphs you'll eventually turn into a paper.  

View the resources below to establish good prewriting habits, and be sure to check out the Online Guide to Writing for more sound advice.

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