My Reflective Essay About Myself As A Writer
I have changed as a writer because I now know there is a process to writing. Writing is not about quickly putting something down on paper and then being done. I now understand that as a writer, I need to slow down and go through each of the steps. I need to develop my writings and not expect them to be perfect on the first attempt. I understand that there are ways of making my writing better, if I take the time.
My perception of myself as a writer has changed because I now know that I am capable. I have never been very sure of my writing ability and I remember saying on the first night of our class that I didn’t think I was a good writer. However, I now believe that I can write …show more content…
The biggest thing I learned is how important it is to go through each step and to not rush through them. I learned that the pre-writing step takes the longest and that 's the part everybody wants to rush through or skip. I know that is where I would get hung up when asked to write. When asked to write something, I felt I could never think of an idea, so I would assume it was because I was a bad writer. Through my experiences in class, I found that when I was able to take my time with an idea and I was able to develop that idea, I could write. I also found that if I went back to a draft multiple times, I was able to produce something that I was pretty proud of in the