Brainstorming and Writing I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear. - JOAN DIDION (1934–) AMERICAN NOVELIST AND ESSAYIST Brainstorming is one of the ...
Mapping Your Subject and Essay Writing Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie. - JOHN LE CARRÉ (1931–) BRITISH SPY NOVELIST This lesson introduces techniques for organizing ...
Asking Questions Asking "who, what, where, when, and why" is a formula that journalists, detectives, and researchers use to get a complete story. This technique is particularly useful when you're choosing an essay topic and when focusing a topic once ...