Research is NOT a One Way Street it's a Cycle
Brainstorm ideas and formulate a Research Question that is of interest to you and meets your professor's requirements.
You should change your Research Question if:
Continue to Tweak your Research Question until you find resources that are:
Once you have a solid Research Question and some good research to support it, begin writing your paper and citing the work that you are using as evidence in both the body of the paper and the bibliography.
During early stages of writing, new avenues of thought may lead you to Reevaluate your topic and Refine your Research Question.
This should bring you back to the Research Cycle to Test these new ideas and Find resources related to the new ideas.
Guides containing more in depth information about each step of the Research Cycle:
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