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The Brainstorming Technique of SWOT

Swot stands for strength, weakness, opportunity and threat. This method lets you find the strengths, weakness and problems for a particular idea, or scene. This is a good thing to do when you aren’t sure why a particular scene isn’t

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Star Bursting

Star bursting is a form of brainstorming done by taking a topic and generating questions. Write the questions you want to generate on the points of a six-point star. They are Who? What? Where? How? When and Why? That’s the

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Feline Freedom League Mission Report June 2022

From: Agent Probie To: Mr. Whiskers Date: 5 June 2022 Subject: Mission Report I must request that you provide your decision on the Senior Agent as possible. When I notified my fellow agents that I had requested you assign a

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Timed Writing

Timed free writing as a brainstorming technique can take many forms. This is a valuable tool in your brainstorming kit. To do it, you sit down with your preferred form of writing. Set a timer for the length of time

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Mind Maps

One of the best brainstorming techniques is the mind map. A versatile tool, you can use it on your own or with a partner, or as part of a group of people. This is because a mind map is a

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Brainstorming, When To Do It

There are several times when brainstorming is the only option you have. Even if you have a topic to write about, you often need to think about how to write about your topic. Often, though, you are searching for an

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The Editing Skill Set

Writing the story is only the first step. Once we finish the rough draft, we need to go over the piece and revise what we’ve written. This is where we find, and fix, mistakes. This is where we correct grammar,

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Feline Freedom League May 2022 Report

From: Agent MollyTo: Mr. WhiskersDate: 1 May 2022Subject: Mission ReportAs always, the exchange of ideas at the conference was quite stimulating. I don’t care much for traveling, but the conference is worth the trouble, I suppose. I must report that,

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Balancing Writing and Life

I know I’ve talked about finding time to write before. I told you how to sit down and write a list of the things you do every day and the times you do it so you can find the gaps.

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Breaking A Project Down

When you have a large project to do, it’s a good idea to examine it first. Find out what steps you need to do to do it. This is often easier than you would think. For example, in writing a

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