Is writing as difficult as it seems?

@article{Levy1995IsWA,
  title={Is writing as difficult as it seems?},
  author={Claire Mitchell Levy and Sarah Ransdell},
  journal={Memory & Cognition},
  year={1995},
  volume={23},
  pages={767-779}
}
Experiment 1 assessed the time and effort allocated to writing subprocesses while generating written and verbal protocols over 10 weekly writing sessions. Within a 40-min session, planning time consumed about 45% in the first 5 min, but stabilized at near 30% thereafter. Generating text initially consumed 40% of the writers’ time, peaked at 50% midway, and then declined to its original level. The time spent revising and reviewing was negligible early in writing sessions, but increased… CONTINUE READING
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