Free Writing Strategy Essay

732 Words Dec 12th, 2010 3 Pages
the writing strategy that most interest me is freewriting, because freewriting allows you to be free with your writing, and your thinking. Freewriting allows you to express whatever it is that you want to say, or better yet whatever comes to mind. This writing technique actually prepares you for writing in professional ways that can bring life and thought to any letter, poem, or even an essay.
I can write all my thoughts on a particular subject without the worry of sentence structure, punctuation, or grammar. Everything gets written, while it's fresh on my mind. Then, I can go back and organize my thoughts into essays with ease.
When I write my essay I used my free writing skills to get all my thoughts down on paper, then I used the
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I challenge myself to dig into a text as deeply as possible and unpack every detail to develop a satisfying close read. Also, by reading multiple novels by the same author I have learned to identify different writing styles and make connections that weave texts together; this helped me develop a deeper understanding of the novels. When I look at one of my freshman level novels and see clean pages, I realize that
I did not actively read the book. I guess you could say that I have learned to read with a pen, which has drastically taken my writing to a new level because I am able to connect back with my initial insights marked on the page.

Writing had always been one of my strengths, but it was challenging to take that initial step past the high school, five-paragraph essay form that constricted my ideas for so long. Moving past this form, however, has greatly opened my mind. My thoughts are now able to be more complex because I have learned how to sustain a logical argument in an organized manner. My writing has become increasingly more concise and I no longer have room for added "fluff" or "padding."
Another improvement is my ability to point out multiple complexities within a text, instead of sticking to one-sided arguments in my papers. Furthermore, learning how to find peer reviewed journal articles and order books through interlibrary loan has significantly widened the scope of my research, which has lead to more

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