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  • Donald, Robert B. et al. Writing Clear Essays, Third Edition. Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1996. 4-5.
    A brief overview of brainstorming, freewriting, and journal keeping the collecting techniques. Basic level of writing.
  • Reinking, James A., Andrew W. Hart, and Robert Von Der Osten. Strategies for Successful Writing: A Rhetoric, Research Guide, and Reader, Fourth Edition. Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1996. 12-20.
    Discusses strategies for finding a topic. Gives exercises and examples of brainstorming, freewriting, journaling, and sorting. Discusses link between audience and purpose and selecting a topic.