Step 1: From the docs page select "New" from the upper left corner of the page.
Step 2: Select which kind of doc you would like to create: document, spreadsheet, presentation, or form (surveys).
Step 3: A brand new document of the selected type will open ready to be edited and shared.
To share a doc:
Step 1: From within the doc you would like to share, click the "Share" button in the upper right hand corner.
Step 2: Enter the email addresses you would like to share with. Select " As collaborator" if you would like someone to help edit and revise your document; select "As viewer" if you want someone to view your paper without the ability to make changes.
Step 3: Click "Invite collaborators".
Step 4: If you would like, you can write a short message describing your document. Whether or not you send this email, your document has been shared.