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How do I write Diary Writing for my English language ISC You can write about any topic. Like unusual day - already late for school- met with an accident Give me any good example so it can give me a...

How do I write Diary Writing for my English language ISC

You can write about any topic. Like unusual day - already late for school- met with an accident

Give me any good example so it can give me a clear idea 

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If you're having trouble coming up with ideas, do a written version of a free association exercise. Just start writing whatever pops into your head. Usually, before long you'll have a number of topics you could write about. To give your entries some length, make sure you give plenty of detail.

For example, if I were going to write a diary entry for today, I'd probably focus on the shopping trip my wife and I took. To give it proper perspective, I'd briefly discuss how we talked about it first--we didn't really feel like going and wanted to stay home and watch a movie instead. But we figured out that between work and other obligations we really only had a couple days left to finish our Christmas shopping. So we figured we'd better go. Then I'd narrate the experience. The lines, the frustration of not finding what we wanted, and the fatigue we felt after going to several stores and fighting the crowds. Finally, I'd finish by telling how much better we felt on the way home when we picked up a couple of pizzas--they smelled so good in the car on the way home!

See how you can take a simple subject and give it scope and background? I'd probably get about a page and a half out of that.

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Have you read The Diary of Anne Frank?  Take a look on Google Books if not, and you will see the concept.  Often people use a diary as a "release" book in which they write their feelings and observations--a form of written introspection.

Take a walk and your thoughts will flow as you will automatically switch to your right brain. Perhaps, you may even wish to carry a small notebook with you and jot down ideas that emerge as you walk.  These can...

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