Step 8: Write the First Draft

 

Once you have developed the basic structure of your report, you can begin writing. Your goal in writing the first draft is to get your ideas onto paper. Experts indicate that there is no set process to follow, so use the process that works for you. A few suggestions that might help you get started are provided below. Person With Giant Pencil.

 

When you write your first draft, it is not important to worry about grammar, spelling, or the most appropriate word choice. The trick is to keep writing and not get bogged down by trying to make your first draft perfect. During the editing and revision stages you will be able to make the necessary changes.