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Prewriting: Choosing a Topic

Trouble coming up with ideas? Get your brain in gear with this BrainPOP movie as Tim and Moby help you figure out what to write about. Discover two great strategies for coming up with ideas, and learn where to go once you’ve fleshed these ideas out. See how word association can help you end up in some unexpected places, and learn why just a few minutes of writing each day can put a stop to your writing panic forever. Plus, check out how a journal can be a great source of inspiration! Once you start, you’ll never want to stop!

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