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Unformatted text preview: This page is brought to you by the OWL at Purdue ( When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice at bottom. Prewriting (Invention) This resource was written by Purdue OWL . Last full revision by . Last edited by Allen Brizee on January 22nd 2009 at 9:39AM Summary: This section explains the prewriting (invention) stage of the composing process. It includes processes, strategies, and questions to help you begin to write. Introduction to Prewriting (Invention) When you sit down to write... Does your mind turn blank? Are you sure you have nothing to say? If so, you're not alone. Many writers experience this at some time or another, but some people have strategies or techniques to get them started. When you are planning to write something, try some of the following suggestions. You can try the textbook formula: State your thesis. 1. Write an outline. 2. Write the first draft. 3. Revise and polish. 4. . . . but that often doesn't work. Instead, you can try one or more of these strategies: Ask yourself what your purpose is for writing about the subject....
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course CHEM 12A taught by Professor Alston during the Spring '10 term at Saddleback.

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