Start Writing

A famous author once said, “Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” (Louis L’Amour)  “The scariest…

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Communication

  The contents of a story changes every time it is repeated unless recorded. There is a group activity used by communication experts to demonstrate…

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Brainstorming

Creativity Techniques “methods that encourage creative actions, whether in the arts or sciences. They focus on a variety of aspects of creativity, including techniques for…

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Prewriting

KU Writing Center-Prewriting Strategies “Pre-writing strategies use writing to generate and clarify ideas. While many writers have traditionally created outlines before beginning writing, there are several other…

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Writing Styles

“Be warned. This book has no literary merit whatsoever. It it a lurid piece of nonsense, convoluted, implausible, peopled by unconvincing characters, written in drearily…

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Freewriting

“Don’t think; just write!” (Ray Bradbury) “Freewriting is a prewriting technique in which a person writes continuously for a set period of time without worrying…

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Comfort Zones

Anyone who has spent any amount of time sitting in a chair positioned at a desk, while writing or keyboarding, knows how uncomfortable it can…

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To Begin

Choosing a topic to write about is the first part of the writing process. You might chose an experience or person that had a lasting…

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