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Freewriting and Brainstorming to Generate Ideas for Writing

The Writing Process | Enrichment Course

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In freewriting, simply write whatever comes to mind on a topic for 10-20 minutes, using free association. Then, go over your ideas looking for patterns and highlight ideas you may want to develop further.



Brainstorming is similar to freewriting in that you let one thought flow into the other, but you list ideas. Then you choose the idea you would like to develop into writing.

You can brainstorm on your own or with someone else.

Other Techniques to Generate Ideas for Writing

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