3 Minute Free-Write: Think about why you chose your topic and why it's important or interesting to you. Free-write for 3 minutes without judgement or editing
30 Minute Free-Read: Give yourself 30 minutes to read about your topic with no agenda. See where your reading leads you.
After this 33 minute process, reflect on what aspects of your topic seem most interesting and important. Once you have a few ideas, do some more research to make sure you can find enough information to write your paper.
Here are some examples of the types of articles, websites, and library resources that may be helpful to you. This is just a small sample - if you aren't finding the information you're hoping for, please get in touch with me! You can schedule an appointment or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some Results from Google Searches: Starting Points