One thing that most writers know, or at least should know is that you should research before you begin writing.
Even if you think you know everything on the subject of something you should still double-check.
Because reading something that has something that you know about but is written wrong can sometimes make it hard to read or move past.
And as a writer you are probably wanting people to read your work. So doing your research can lessen that from happening.
You should especially do your research if you ever have to write a place or thing that you have never done or been to.
Researching is something that is very important in the writing process.
And its better to get it all done before you begin writing because otherwise you will probably have to go back and fix somethings if you do the research later, of it a beta reader points it out.
And when researching it is important to double-check the information that is given. And also to avoid going on information on sites that you don’t know for sure if the answers are true.
And its best to go to multiple sites and even look in books for information that you need.
Take the lessons that you learned in English (or whatever your reading and essay writing class was called) for writing essays and papers.
Because you will find that the extra time you put into the research for writing will be worth it.