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Free writing – for your eyes only!.

HEAT Stage 4: Planning the structure of your assignment.


4.2 Free writing - for your eyes only

 

This is a great stress free way to make a start on your assignment, or to begin to plan your first draft, after your reading and research. Put your notes and books away and just write...

  • Set a timer and write for 10 minutes
  • Don't stop – keep writing, even if you're writing 'I don't know what to write about'
  • Any order, anything, (have a look at the questions below)
  • Any order, anything, (have a look at the questions below)
  • You can use single words, phrases, sketches, diagrams, pictures
  • Don't worry about spelling or grammar Don't cross anything out
  • Even writing down what you don't know or don't understand can be a great starting point
  • After 10 minutes, look back and decide what you want to use and develop.

These questions might help you...

 

Free writing for 10 minutes

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