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Finish each supporting sentence yourself. Don't try yet to be fancy. Just say what you like to do.
There - you have just written your first paragraph. It won't fit into your inaugural address so handily, but, like inaugural passages, it IS a complete, logical paragraph.
Here's another example. Notice way paragraph flows from topic sentence to supporting sentences. Both supporting sentences relate to topic sentence.
Topic sentence: Here is how I love to eat apple pie. 1. First I warm a generous slice for sixty seconds in microwave. 2. Then I dip a large scoop of vanilla ice cream on it and dig in.
Now that you've written a paragraph, on another blank sheet of paper write three ideas for topic sentences. Never mind whether they are complete sentences with subjects and verbs. For now, just jot down ideas.
Next, do same thing for your supporting sentences, number 1 and number 2. Try to make each idea relate to topic idea. Work fast and save making up complete sentences for later.
Polish up your piece by making each idea a complete sentence, or at least a complete thought. When you're finished, think of a title for your article - oops, did I say, "Article"? Practice this skill now, and you're on your way to writing a workable ezine article.
An article can be structured same way as a paragraph. Get your ideas assembled on blank paper. Your first paragraph becomes topic paragraph, and each paragraph that follows, a supporting paragraph.
Now do me a favor. Go back through this article and count sentences in each paragraph. You'll find it is structured in three-sentence paragraphs - very way I've shown you.
In reality this technique works great in most cases. At other times shorter or longer paragraphs will fit better. You be judge, as long as each supporting sentence relates to its corresponding topic sentence.
Finally, research some ideas for an ezine article. Write them down in a logical sequence and construct three-sentence paragraphs. That's all you need to begin your writing career.
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