When you start a project you want to write about, keep careful track of materials you might need later. These could include:
Start writing early, even if you end up changing a lot of what you initially put down. You may also write different sections at different times.
Give yourself plenty of time to write -- it can take a while!
Also, continue to keep in mind your audience and your purpose for writing to begin with.
Dr. Bruce Thompson from Texas A&M shares thoughts on publication, including writing advice, planning where to submit, etc.
University of Birmingham video on structuring and essay. Geared towards writing essays for class; however, the general tips are good ones, including, keeping notes on what you'll write, using Post-Its to keep track of ideas, planning to give yourself enough time, etc.
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