Writing

Getting from Notes to Your Draft

Summarizing Your Ideas

Some students can get their writing started by briefly summarizing what they want to accomplish. For example, summarizing your idea might produce a statement like this one:

I want to show how today’s World Wide Web home pages—cite at least five different examples of this—use many of the visual techniques of manuscript illumination—do I want to use Byzantine, medieval, or baroque illumination techniques for examples?

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