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Planet Earth

The writing process

Not Exactly Rocket ScienceBy Ed YongMarch 31, 2011 12:00 AM

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On Twitter, John Pavlus recently asked me which bit of the writing process I like most - researching and collating information, or actually getting it down on paper. So to answer that question more fully (and because it's been a bit of a slow week), here's a graph depicting my process of writing a feature. Enjoyment's on the vertical axis, time runs along the horizontal. This applies to longer features rather than blog posts - those are more straightforward and less emotionally variable. (And yes, I know "regurgitated" is spelled wrongly in the image. I can't be bothered to change it)

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