My Writing Class

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When I first enrolled for the English 100 class, I was very scared on how this class would go for me. I was not confident in my writing and I didn’t think my writing would meet the standards of my professor, Dr. Kearns. In the past, my writing pieces never rewarded me with an A grade and I was often surprised when I received a B. I came into this class thinking that I was going to barely pass and I was ok with it at the time. Because of Dr. Kearns and his teaching abilities, I feel so much more confident in my writing. I feel like I am writing at a college level now and I 'm not making the mistakes I made in the past. I take writing more serious and put a lot more effort into my pieces then I have ever done before. If I didn’t enroll in this …show more content…
Kearns has thought me to the class. Dr. Kearns class has thought me many different writing strategies, one being to practice writing everyday. You shouldn’t begin writing and then forget about it for days. Even if you have writers block you should look at your writing piece and finds ways you should improve it. You could go through and proof read it or add in material that you may have forgotten before. I have learned that the more attention you give your writing piece, the better outcome you get. Dr. Kearns has also thought me to embrace criticism. When he tells us to change something in our paper he isn 't being rude, he is genuinely trying to make our writing better. Criticism can not only make us a better person but also a better writer and I think that is something that Dr. Kearns made extremely clear. Criticism makes your writing stronger and without it hard to improve it. If a writer thinks that they 're always right but doesn’t receive feedback from someone else, how do they know for sure that they are right? Criticism also forces you to think about your writing. Constructive criticism can guide you away from bad writing habits and put you on the path towards good ones. I have learned through Dr. Kearns teachings that you should always look at your writing in different perspectives. No matter how deeply you are involved in your writing, you should always take a …show more content…
I came into this class not expecting a final grade higher then a B and I dint have any confident in my writer. Today, I am ending the class with the final grade of an A and feel a lot more confident in my writing. I know that there are still a lot of things I have to work on, but I am eager to learn them so I can become an even better writer. I know that English 101 is going to be tough, but I feel that Dr. Kearns and his teaching has prepared me for what is next. I now look at writing in a whole new way and wont be making mistakes that I have made in the past. I will take what Dr. Kearns has thought me and continue to improve my

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