My Writing Experience At The Year I Had Little With I Have Grown As A Writer

1014 Words Dec 11th, 2016 5 Pages
To start off with I have grown immensely as a writer this year. When I started this course at the beginning of the year I had little to no writing experience. I have learned various literary skills and I’m actually very good at literature because of my previous years in English, but my background in basic English and grammar was severely lacking. To say the least I was a very unbalanced writer. Through this English 101 course I have not only grown as a writer in a technical sense but content wise as well.
The first essay I wrote was a “remembered event essay”. I decided that I would just give it my best shot and see what happened. Well, when I received my graded paper, it definitely was not what I was expecting. It had what seemed to be a million negative comments on it. (I actually had about sixty.) The comments ranged from having incorrect sentence structures to basic grammatical errors such as misplaced commas or needing to insert semicolons and such. Now that I knew what my essay was worth, I knew that I definitely needed to step up my game. I began searching for ways to improve my writing by first asking my teachers for any advice or tips they had. Then I began to search online for help. Lastly, I went to the good old fashioned dictionary and thesaurus so that I could improve my not not only my spelling and but build my vocabulary as well.
When preparing for my second essay I learned how to use descriptive details effectively and how to convey the meaning of my paper…

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