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Getting Started: Invention Strategies

Beginning Your Research Paper (Purdue University)

"When you sit down to write... Does your mind turn blank? Are you sure you have nothing to say? I f so, you're not alone! Everyone experiences this at some time or other, but some people have strategies or techniques to get them started. When you are planning to write something, try some of the following suggestions..." (from handout)

This site also has several other useful handouts on invention.

 

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