How To Create A Theme For Your Book

Written by Marvin D. Cloud

There are six steps to creating a theme for your book: select a subject, specify a supposition statement, sketch three points, situaterepparttar introduction, set forthrepparttar 141652 conclusion, and solidify everything together.

1. Select A Subject Briefly describe what your book is about. It is not necessary to go into every aspect or element. Think about whom you are and what your experiences have been. One thing for certain, it may be easier to write about you than to write about others or to write fiction.

Also, have you learned at least one life lesson? One sure-fire way of selecting a subject is to think about why you believe your story will make a good book. List all ofrepparttar 141653 reasons you can think of, including triumphs and failures, lessons learned, friendships forged, betrayals, experiences, etc. There are thousands of subjects you can write about in any given story.

2. Specify a Supposition Statement Do you know why you are writing? Everyone writes for different reasons. Think of your supposition statement as a point you are trying to get over to your readers. Therefore, you should not be afraid to develop your beliefs, judgments and attitudes toward your chosen topic.

If you are truly telling your story, it will be a mistake to remain dispassionate. Whatever your point is, it needs to be clear. Just as there are thousands of possible topics,repparttar 141654 subject you choose can have thousands of possible supposition statements.

3. Sketch Three Points I believerepparttar 141655 theme should be developed beforerepparttar 141656 topic. I also believe it is better to developrepparttar 141657 "middle" paragraphs before writingrepparttar 141658 introduction. As a minister, I am often called on to introduce guest speakers at my church and other affairs. I've found it to be much easier to introduce someone after I've gotten to know them.

The same goes for writing. Althoughrepparttar 141659 introduction isrepparttar 141660 first thing that is read, it is easier to introduce something after you know more about it. The more acquainted you are with your subject,repparttar 141661 easierrepparttar 141662 introduction will be to write. So, before your introduction, dividerepparttar 141663 essence of your theme into three key points. Begin by writing your supposition statement atrepparttar 141664 top of a piece of paper. Think of and write down any sustaining points that are in agreement with your supposition statement. Try for at least ten points, but after careful consideration, narrowrepparttar 141665 list down to three. Write a short paragraph centered upon each point.

Systematic Poetry Techniques

Written by Steve Gillman

Do you ever stare atrepparttar paper, waiting for poetic inspiration? Well, you can stop waiting and start using systematic techniques for creating poetry. If it seems too mechanical or artificial at first, don't worry. The point is just to get you writing, because creativity is stimulated by work.

When You Have A Poem In Mind

If you have your topic, ask yourself why it's important, and write down your answer. How do you feel about it? Write down those feelings. Write a line or a scene that exemplifies what you are trying to point out. Then, start rearrangingrepparttar 141632 words into a poem. The main thing is to do anything other than waiting to stimulate your creativity.

Sometimes poems can come from a simple description. Write down a description of an event, and then find a way to form it into something more succinct and poetic. The poem below, "Religion," was created in this way:

Onrepparttar 141633 shoulder of Keystone Road

A woman was laying inrepparttar 141634 dirt

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