How To Reinvent My Writing

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When I was in middle school, I was on a team called Power of the Pen. We went to writing competitions and would have to write five pages – front and back –addressing whatever the prompt was by hand and do it in under forty minutes. Those were some of the best times I had as a wannabe author someday. To be completely honest, this semester was a rough one. It was rough not only academically, but personally. Transitioning from high school English and having to practically reinvent my writing style and the way I worded everything was stressful. I wrote four essays throughout the semester, not including this one. All of them, if not most, were argument papers. I found myself always having to argue my point to someone, whether it be to my high school …show more content…
I love creative writing and I have written many fictional stories in my short nineteen years of life, and finding the motivation to push through and write was challenging for me this semester due to the fact that I am more of a creative writer was difficult. Once I got to college and realized that GSW was not a place really the place to show off how creative you can be, I had to relearn the academic writing process. This was one of the many areas that I say I did bad in. I had to learn how to rewrite and outline papers I had written, along with a way to have motivation while writing essays that you may not be completely into. When it came to me having to revise essay four completely, I had to rearrange paragraphs and reword sentences. I had to move all three of my alternative paragraphs to after my three main points because the way I had set up the paper originally didn’t flow together, causing me to reorganize the text. With essay one, I had to brainstorm what I was going to write about when it came to explain a process. This was one of the essays we were given that allowed us to be creative and I enjoyed writing it the most because I wrote it about my long-distance relationship. Brainstorming comes easy to me when it isn’t meant for academic

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