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Before I started English W131 I inferred that I was a fair writer. Before then I imagined I could write a nice and easy going paper. I knew I could tell stories very well. That is most likely the only thing I can do. As we got into our first assignment in class, I started to convince myself that this is going to be horrible because I did not relate with writing in the first place. After the first assignment, I concluded that the writing would not be so bad. When I got my results back it was a different story. When I glanced at what was wrong, I knew what my problem was; I indicated using spell checked everything but I was totally wrong. I did not use enough detail in my story, also my grammar was way off and it did not help that I had a
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It just taught me that I suck even worse than what I expected. Even though I understand my writing is horrible, I do believe there are some skills I took from this experience. I came to a conclusion that your first draft is always shitty and there is no need to be ashamed of it. The thing that advised me the most in class was the peer reviews. I never had someone edit one of my writing before, so the feedback was useful. It also gave me a change to look at others work and what they did that I did not do. It has assisted me get a sense of what I needed to add and take out of my paper. My peers demonstrated to me that I did not make any sense of what I was talking about. The helped me an established a clear meaning of my paper. Talking with my classmates, I realized how I was rushing to finish my papers; it displayed in my writing. An example I have is when I wrote “I had made one mistake by brining my obnoxious, irritating, unfriendly, friend Dasia to Bloomington with me”. Instead of the word brining I should have used inviting, it makes more sense to the reader. I enjoyed English W131 I just do not consider writing as one of my strong abilities. When I do not enjoy something it is hard for me to engage myself into it. Most of the time I feel as if I am writing a dead person paper. In conclusion, that is the reasoning for not liking my writing; I desire one day in the future I will not remain to feel like this way about my

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