My History As A Writer Essay

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My History As A Writer Throughout my lifetime I have come to love and absolutely hate writing. The reasoning of the assignment or topic has a lot to do with my affinity and disgust. Although learning new things, like writing, was something that I loved doing in elementary school, that all changed when it was daily implemented. As an art form I recently come to love writing down my thoughts, ideas, opinions and stories. A struggle for me while attempting to write an essay or report is grammar. Sentence structure, pronouns, and appropriate use of literary devices have always been a huge part in why I do not or can not compose a piece well. Being able to put my ideas and what I would like to say into words or even down on paper has always hurt …show more content…
After reading the topic, I like to brainstorm my ideas that I would like to write about. This step might even include researching the topic more using the internet or book sources, if it is a research paper or essay. I start the bibliography in this step, if outside sources are used. Secondly, I group my thoughts together, this would create my body paragraphs. This way I can have connecting ideas or thoughts together. For the introduction and conclusion, I usually write them out as I start or finish the piece, ensuring they connect and my thesis is clearly …show more content…
Coffey. Until the time of my senior English, the teachers I had before Coffey was not as zealous and exciting about writing like her. I believe that Coffey’s attitude about writing assignments we had to do was the reason why I fell back in love with writing. Unlike any other teacher, Coffey put all assignments into perspective and how the topic mattered to our lives. This technique of teaching or mindset changed why I wrote. It wasn’t just about ink on a page, it was my opinion, my voice and how that mattered in the world around me. The history of my writing experience is at bare minimum, yet rather expected out of a teen who went through public school just trying to the get the grade in order to graduate. Going through different stages of my life and my writing journey, pieces like the Valentine’s story and “Missionary Works” has shaped me into the artist I am today. Teachers and instructors like Mrs. Coffey has helped me to find the aspect about, not just a writing assignment, but everything that I have to do that matters to me and embrace it at it’s

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