Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Generating Ideas Essay 2

The writing process.
    1. Generate Ideas
    2. Plan
    3. Draft
    4. Revise
    5. Edit/Proofread
    6. Final Draft
    7. Present/Publish
Personal Experience
    1. Rites of passage? When did you know you were an adult? (or not a child…)
    2. Road trips.
    3. Vacations.
    4. Moves.
    5. Hikes.
    6. Camps.
    7. How did you arrive in Yakima?
    8. Illness/injury.
    9. Accidents.
    10. Addiction.
    11. Depression/psychological.
    12. Divorce/relationship.
    13. Friendships.
    14. Moments of sudden growth
Observation (Second hand experiences)
    1. How did your family arrive in Yakima?
    2. Grandparents/parents/siblings/relatives/friends.
    3. Where have you been a mentor/helper to another’s journey?
Imagination
  1. Invent your own hero.
  2. go with one of the characters left behind in GoW

7 comments:

Kayla "Pack-a-nerds" said...

Very good help.. I felt kind of stuck with my narrative.. hopefully looking over this will help.

Anna Diaz said...

This helps me a lot and gives me an idea on how to start writing my second essay.

kwilso73 said...

I agree it helped me It has been a long time since I wrote a narrative paper so I will take every little help I can get. Thanks.

Betty Boop said...

HELPFUL INFORMATION, IT GIVES US AN IDEA OF HOW TO DO OUR PAPER. THANKS

JIH said...

It was helpful information on choosing what you want to write about!

RyRog26 said...

I decided to go with the narrative. It can be more fun to write about, and it allows a writer to be creative.

Katie said...

This really helped me narrow down what my topic should be, I found this essay hard to start, and really find a topic to start on. But this list had some really good points.