Whether you're writing a recipe, incident report, business letter, email, resume, or essay, pre-planning is important.
To write well, there are many factors to consider. Start by asking yourself these "journalistic questions":
Prewriting Strategies. KW Writing Center. 2017. http://writing.ku.edu/prewriting-strategies
The Writing Process
Following a process, or plan, for writing will help you to focus, write, revise, and create accurate, concise, and effective writing tasks. Below is an illustration that explains the steps and process for writing well.