My Strengths And Weaknesses Of My Writing Essay

834 Words May 10th, 2016 4 Pages
At the beginning of the semester, I viewed myself as a creative writer. After attending this class I realized that there is a lot more that goes into writing an essay, or a research paper, than just creativity alone. I have learned that it is very important to be aware of my strengths and weaknesses in my writing. Taking this class has helped me understand the strengths and weaknesses in my writing skills, and it has given me the opportunity to strengthen the areas in which I was weak. An example of this is that I have become aware of my grammar and spelling errors as the semester progressed.

I will start with my strengths in writing. A major strength of mine is that I proofread my work as I am writing. After each sentence that I write I reread it and check to make sure it has no grammatical errors or spelling mistakes. If the sentence sounds correct I will continue writing, if I notice the sentence has an error, either in grammar or spelling, I will correct the mistake before moving on. I apply this same rule for each paragraph I complete. I cautiously reread each paragraph after I complete it before I continue writing the next paragraph. This is especially true when I am writing a research paper. I make sure each paragraph includes important points about the topic I am writing about. Another strength that I have as a writer is my ability to make interesting observations about the topic I am writing about. This helps me present my ideas in an articulate way. This also…

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