Question: To what extent do constraints on writing interfere with successful writing?
Answer: “Ability level and level of mechanical constraints had much less effect on composing process and product than did method of composing.” OP Cooper. 1988. P. 432.
Comment: This finding suggests to me that a systematic approach to composing (the writing process) creates a level of confidence that overcomes constraints, like ability level and concern for mechanics. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” Russel K Durst and James D Marshall, eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1989), 424-442.