A well-organized piece of writing, no matter what kind it is, helps the reader follow the thread of your idea from opening to ending. Even something as commonplace as email can benefit from some forethought toward organization. How you organize your writing will depend some on what kind of writing it is. How you organize an email is going to be different than how you organize a novel. But the intent is the same. Get your thoughts in order so you can put them down on paper in a manner that's clear and coherent for the reader. In this course, we'll discuss the five ways to organize your writing.