Better Writing Right Now! by Francine Galko

By Francine Galko

Delivering the talents scholars have to triumph over any college writing task, larger Writing straight away is a whole walk-through of every step of the writing technique. together with every little thing from timed essay assessments to investigate papers, this e-book presents tips and codecs scholars can use for writing resumes, hide letters, common company letters, memos, e-mails, stories for paintings, and extra. those fundamentals writing talents give you the self belief and functional skill essential to reach any state of affairs that calls for writing.

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EXPLORING YOUR IDEAS Here are some strategies you can use to develop your topic. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Brainstorming—let your ideas flow without judging them Freewriting—write down your thoughts as they come to you Asking questions—make a list of questions about your topic Mapping (also called clustering or webbing)—make a visual diagram of your ideas about a topic Journaling—write your thoughts in a journal Listing—make a list of your ideas about a topic Using Prewriting Strategies LESSON 3 BETTER WRITING RIGHT NOW!

LESSON 4 Organizing Your Ideas and Outlining Your Paper PRACTICE Check your answers against the answer key at the back of the book. 6. Go back to the work you did in question 5. Write up your thesis and supporting statements in outline style. 7. Now use the outline you wrote in question 6 to evaluate your thesis. Is your thesis broad enough? Narrow enough? Can you support it adequately? Explain your answer. Organizing Your Ideas and Outlining Your Paper LESSON 4 BETTER WRITING RIGHT NOW! 45 S E C T I O N 2 Start Writing!

You will also learn how to overcome writer’s block. S o, you have a topic and an outline and you’re ready to start writing. You know what you want to say. And you have an idea of how you would like to say it. What’s next? Drafting. W H AT I S D R A F T I N G ? Drafting means writing a rough, or scratch, form of your paper. It’s a time to really focus on the main ideas you want to get across in your paper. When drafting, you might skip sections or make notes to yourself to come back and add more examples in certain spots or to check your facts later.

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