What I Know About My Life Essay

1273 Words Oct 30th, 2015 6 Pages
For most of my life, I assumed that everyone is in control of their own lives. The older I have gotten, and the more I have learned, I have come to realize we’re only in control to some extent. I genuinely believe everyone craves some form of control, but no one has complete control over their lives. I have seen people try and take control by controlling others, excessive dieting, or even by losing control. I have been very fortunate because I have found something safe that I assume I can control. I’ve been writing fictional stories for as long as I can remember. When I was in elementary school I remember going through several notebooks filled with short stories, or ideas for short stories. I remember being on Reading Rainbow for my writing, and I remember having more ideas than time or words. This trend followed me into middle school, but I did a lot more songwriting than fiction writing. My pace with writing throughout these years was normal to that of other people my age.
In high school, especially junior and senior year, I always had a big project I was working on. My pace changed a lot those 4 years. It went from working on something for months, over even a year at a time, to taking only a week to a month to finish. I stopped songwriting for individually themed songs, and began working on large projects that were intended to be put together on an album. I also began screenwriting and playwriting throughout these years. The introduction of how much longer these two…

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