The Importance Of Robert Caro's Process In Writing

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Writing can be a difficult and a nearly impossible skill to master without time and patience to properly express the writer’s ideas correctly onto paper. Each writer 's process is unique for expressing their stories or ideas but there are differences and there are similarities for each process. Robert Caro was not bound by time to create his literary art and spent most of his life perfecting the books he has written not settling for less to accelerate the finishing of the books. Caro made sure to exhaust every aspect of his research to bring as much information as he could for his readers. Although it 's hard to see that a writer like Robert Caro could have similar writing techniques as a college student in this day in age is extraordinary …show more content…
Thus I will set a goal for the day for the least amount that I need to write to accomplish the required length and make sure I make that goal. When I set a goal it motivates me to get the goal done but also to do more than the goal that I set. Before I write I usually research more into the topic to I have a better understanding of the topic then I think of how the words go together. I then focus on delivering my best on the topic in the limited time frame and provide accurate and good quality writing. I start to do the writing the day the topic is given that way I can finish early and check my paper for errors while having extra time to think about better ways to word sentences to improve the flow. The topic that I would research and be passionate about would be how magnetite can help clean up oil spills faster and not be harmful to aquatic environment as well as be reusable after each oil spill. This topic teases my desire of science while helping clean up the environment and helping …show more content…
For example Caro has a specific place he goes to write I have many places I write some more comfortable than others. On this paper I used an outline which was new for me and I learned it helped me out more that I had a focus plan on how this essay was going to come together which made it easier for me to produce good ideas to put into this essay. My editing skills are not very good because I myself have had trouble with writing and recognizing punctuation therefore I utilize many different internet grammar checkers. With these grammar checkers I try and learn from them to use later in my writing. This checking could be similar to the multiple drafts that Caro does with his writing and making sure I myself feel comfortable with the work I am submitting. When I have a writers block I usually try to write the conclusion or a paragraph to wrap up what I intended to write to refocus myself on what I was writing much like Caro writes one to two paragraphs to keep himself on track over the years of his research. A difference between us two would be I do not keep physical files of my writing or outlines and now that I think about it I should have saved my old writing to refer back

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