Basics of Writing (Composition)
Never before in history has so much written information been disseminated. Publishers pour books into the market every year. Book publishing has always been a profitable business but never as it is now. Add to that the enormous amount of writing that is accessed by hundreds of millions of people on the Internet. For one reason or another, we want to get into that stampede, and there is more need than ever to understand what it takes to get a piece of writing out.
This guide touches on all aspects of producing an essay or a printed piece and tries to include what is involved in making it acceptable to a teacher, a newspaper, a journal magazine publisher, or whoever else may be the agent for disseminating it. For those who are writing for a classroom teacher, these helps are particularly valuable. However, these basics of composition should be useful for all writers. If you have trouble getting started, the best advice is to just start writing. You will be surprised at how quickly you will fill a page, especially if you have followed these steps. Just keep in mind that with a computer, you can always go back and make changes